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PNN JournalWatch — 12.05.22

BMJ: Effectiveness of mRNA-1273, BNT162b2, and BBIBP-CorV Vaccines Against Infection and Mortality in Children in Argentina, During Predominance of Delta and Omicron Covid-19 Variants: Test…

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Prevention and Treatment of Monkeypox

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Allopurinol in Ischemic Heart Disease

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Home oxygen therapy is a feasible option for infants with bronchiolitis, according to authors of a systematic review and meta-analysis. Studies conducted at both high

Management of Heart Failure

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