Catya Kurban: I am Child Life Specialist with Cystic Fibrosis and Received a COVID-19 Vaccine

This written interview was completed by Catya Kurban, a young woman living with cystic fibrosis who recently completed her masters in science (Child Life and Family Centered Care). She is a patient-facing healthcare worker. 1) why did you get the vaccine? I recently graduated with my masters in science studying Child Life and Family Centered...
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Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine FDA Briefing Mentions Cystic Fibrosis

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine development process, Moderna has sought to be incredibly transparent with the trial population – from age groupings, to racial identifiers and risk groups. Today’s release of data about their vaccine candidate has not been any different. Embedded in the FDA’s briefing document on the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, the...
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Thanksgiving isn’t Lost This Year

It is just going to look different. Like so many, Darcy and I are avoiding travel for Thanksgiving. We are staying inside New England’s sphere of regional quarantine rules for Thanksgiving. It’ll be my first Thanksgiving without my family. It is disappointing. It is disappointing because of the role Thanksgiving plays in our family. It...
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