“It’s prudent to use all the precautions you were using before you were vaccinated,” said Dr. Ajit Limaye, a transplant expert at University of Washington Medicine in Seattle.
Although most cancer patients should get vaccinated as soon as they can, people getting stem cell transplant or CAR T-cell therapy should wait at least three months after treatment to get vaccinated, according to guidance from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. That delay will make sure the vaccines work as well as they can.
Rapper Juvenile’s “Back That Thang Up” has been revamped into, "Vax That Thang Up".Mannie Fresh helped remake the pro-vaccine hit, .along with Mia X.The “Vax That Thang Up” video was released Tuesday on the BLK Dating YouTube account.BLK is one of the largest dating apps geared toward connecting Black singles.BLK said that it hopes the track will help ease vaccine hesitancy.New lyrics include, .Girl, you can be the queen, aftеr quarantine / We can meet up at the spot and we can do the thing, Mannie Fresh.The track is a collaboration between the artists, Atlanta-based creative agency Majority and BLK
For transplant recipients, researchers are looking at whether an extra dose might make the vaccines more effective.
French guidelines recommend a third COVID-19 dose for the immunocompromised, including organ recipients. Israel recently began giving an extra dose of the Pfizer vaccine to transplant patients and others with weak immune systems. Some U.S. transplant recipients seek out a third dose on their own in hopes of more protection even though the federal government hasn’t authorized extra vaccinations.