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Reactive Unilateral Axillary Adenopathy Following COVID-19 Vaccination

A small, but not insignificant number of people develop unilateral axillary adenopathy in the days following vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Diagnostic radiologist Laura Dean, MD, explains that these nodes can be palpable and visible on screening mammograms. Follow-up is required, but the condition is often a natural immune response that resolves on its own.

Building Vaccine Trust Across Racial Divides

Historical disparities and distrust of institutions can’t be fixed overnight, but when it comes to addressing vaccine hesitancy among minorities and low-income populations, Dr. Lee Kirksey believes in transparency and patient-empowering communications.

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