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Two-strain vaccines help prevent COVID-related stroke and heart attacks – study



Bivalent (two-strain) vaccines better protect against COVID-19–related thromboembolic events, including strokes, embolisms, and heart attacks, than monovalent (one-strain) vaccines, according to a a new study.

The study, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, was based on outcomes seen among Medicare enrollees ages 65 and older and adults ages 18 years or older with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) receiving dialysis.

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