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Women, those under 40 more likely to have side effects to COVID vaccine, expert says

Women and people under 40 years old are more likely to experience side effects from COVID-19 vaccines, an expert told The Post on Friday. “Women and younger people have more local reactions — a sore arm, a day of not feeling so well, or aches and pains,” according to Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious diseases… Read More »

Most male partners of women using the dapivirine vaginal ring support its use in HIV prevention

A study interviewing the male partners of women using the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention found that 41% felt the ring during sex. For most men, the ring did not affect the frequency or experience of sex, although they had some initial concerns about safety. Encouragingly, 96% of men said that they would support… Read More »