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Stephanie Silvera

Dr. Stephanie Silvera

“Most of us have not had the smallpox vaccine and therefore we have a large population of people who are at risk for contracting monkeypox simply because we have no known immunity to this.”

Professor of Public Health, Stephanie Silvera, discusses the monkeypox outbreak with

Dr. Sandra Adams

“The BA-5 variant is more transmissible because it appears to evade antibody protection from previous infections and vaccines. The symptoms are like upper respiratory infections, such as runny nose, sore throat, headache, fever, persistent cough, and fatigue.”

Professor of Biology, Sandra Adams, discusses the Omicron subvariant BA.5 symptoms with

Dr. Eva Goldfarb

“Anti-abortion activists have done a successful job in using that rhetoric in the same way, to scare people. They make it sound so reasonable — once a fetus is a full-grown baby, shouldn’t they be protected? It’s about how they frame it and the language that takes away from it.

Professor of Public Health, Eva Goldfarb, discusses the importance to dispel stereotypes surrounding later abortions with

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