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Five days of antibiotics fine for children with pneumonia

Many parents know the struggle of having to make children with pneumonia finish the usual 10-day course in antibiotics despite the child feeling better after a few days of medication. New research from McMaster University has proven that a five-day course of high-dose amoxicillin will do just as well for children six months to 10 […]

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Brazil starts vaccination campaign two days early

Authorities in Brazil, hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, will roll out a nationwide vaccination campaign Monday, two days earlier than announced. The accelerated push comes amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and mounting impatience in states including Sao Paulo, which has already launched its own inoculation drive. Brazil’s Anvisa regulatory agency on Sunday approved the […]