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William Petri Jr.

William Petri Jr.

William Petri Jr., M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of medicine at the University of Virginia. He studies immunology and molecular pathogenesis of enteric infections and their consequences. The scope of research includes molecular parasitology of Entamoeba, innate immune host defense against Clostridium difficile, and in Bangladesh acquired immunity to Cryptosporidium. He studies infections in mouse models, in humans (including clinical trials) and at the lab bench.

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Wayne Lovern receives his COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson vaccine suspension – what this means for you

By: - April 14, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration on April 13, 2021 halted use of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine that has been given to 6.8 million people in the U.S. The pause is due to reports of blood clotting in six people who have received the vaccine. […]