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We continue to need more vaccines and have made that clear to the other governments who provide the vaccine as they receive it from the manufacturers.
We have considerable additional capacity.
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Category Archives: Conditions
Todays spotlight is on Myoclonic dystonia Myoclonic Dystonia is better known as DTY11, myoclonus-dystonia, or according to the updated nomenclature DYT-SGCE, is characterized by rapid, involuntary, jerking movements (myoclonus) with or without sustained dystonic postures. Myoclonus most often affects the … Continue reading
Todays spotlight is on Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD) PKD is also known as PxMD-PRRT2 (previously named DYT10), is characterized by episodes of dystonia and choreoathetosis that are triggered by sudden movements or when startled. Episodes usually last seconds or minutes. … Continue reading
Todays spotlight on Dystonia is Paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia (PKND) PKND is a disorder characterized by episodes of dystonia and choreoathetosis. Choreoathetosis is characterized by irregular, rapid, jerky movements that may occur in association with slow, writhing motions. Episodes may last … Continue reading
Today’s spotlight on Dystonia is… Dopa-responsive dystonia (DRD) DRD is a general term for a few disorders in which generalized dystonia and Parkinsonism are present and often dramatically respond to treatment with levodopa. Levodopa is an amino acid that is … Continue reading