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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.

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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.