Dupixent Improves Severe Asthma Symptoms in a Real-World Setting, but Switching May Require Eosinophil Monitoring

May 16, 2022

Real-world study conducted in Japan shows Dupixent (dupilumab) reduced the number of annual severe asthma exacerbations by 53%. There were some reports of adverse events associated with high eosinophil levels in patients who switched to Dupixent after taking a different biologic.

Fourth Shot is Recommended for the Immunocompromised

March 10, 2022

Getting boosted is now the rule, not the exception, when it comes to COVID-19 vaccination recommendations. The CDC now recommends that everyone, ages 12 and older, get a dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, either Pfizer’s or Moderna’s. For people who have gotten the two-shot Pfizer or Moderna series, the booster is their third jab. For those who got the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, it is the second.