I am an Infectious Diseases Doctor. Yes, I Vaccinate Our 5-Year-Old Child

Alexander Wong, University of Saskatchewan I am an infectious disease doctor. When it is our turn to vaccinate our five-year-old son for COVID-19, I will do so with confidence and without hesitation. I encourage any parent with eligible children ages five to 11 to do the same. Here is why. US Food and Drug Administration …

New gene therapies could soon cure dozens of rare diseases, but

By Kevin Doxzen, Arizona State University Zolgensma – which acts spinal cord muscle atrophyA rare genetic disease that damages nerve cells and causes muscle decay, it is currently the most expensive drug in the world. One-time treatment of life-saving drug for a young child Costs 2.1 million US dollars. While the exorbitant price of Zolgensma …