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CDC recommendations on COVID-19 vaccine boosters, new data on vaccine effectiveness

Several groups in the U.S. are now eligible to receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after completing the initial two-dose series.

NKF-ASN task force issues final report on use of race in diagnosing kidney disease

Effective immediately in the U.S., estimated glomerular filtration rate should be calculated with an updated equation that does not include a race modifier for Black patients, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) said.

MKSAP Quiz: A 3-year history of decline in cognition

A 60-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-year history of gradual, progressive decline in his cognition, behavior, and motor skills. Following a physical exam, MRI, and neuropsychological testing, what is the most likely diagnosis?

Study shows shingles vaccine safe in patients taking TNF inhibitors

The safety and effectiveness of live virus vaccines, such as the varicella-zoster vaccine, have been unknown in patients with inflammatory diseases who are receiving immunomodulatory therapy.

Council members call for nominations

The Council of Early Career Physicians, the Council of Resident/Fellow Members, and the Council of Student Members are seeking candidates to fill vacant seats for 2022-2023.

ACP's Washington, D.C., office seeks applicants for spring 2022 Health Policy Internship program

The one-month internship provides a multifaceted opportunity to learn about the legislative process, health policy, and advocacy in organized medicine.

Vote for your favorite entry

ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.