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A Discussion About the Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Rheumatology Patients

In this podcast, why patients with rheumatic diseases are found to be at higher risk of herpes zoster is discussed. Additionally, evidence of the safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in subjects with rheumatologic diseases is explored.

Posted in: Public Health & Environmental Medicine1 Rheumatology and Orthopedics4

Abstract | April 4, 2022

Confounding Factors that can be Attributed to the Rise and Fall of COVID-19 Incidences within Florida Counties

The coronavirus pandemic has emerged as a significant threat to public health, economic stability, and healthcare infrastructure. In this study, we sought to determine the influence of gender, poverty level, unemployment rate, and disability prevalence on positive COVID-19 tests per capita.

Posted in: Public Health & Environmental Medicine1

SMJ Article | Original Article

Temporal Trends and Geographic Variations in Mortality Rates from Prescription Opioids: Lessons from Florida and West Virginia

Objectives: To explore temporal trends and geographic variations in mortality from prescription opioids from 1999 to 2016.Methods: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research Multiple Cause of Death files were used to calculate age-adjusted rates and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) and create spatial cluster maps.Results:...

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