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Very good Instruction for posting comment.
Thanks for allowing us to comment on your site and thanks for providing clear comments guidelines and policy. I wish this was available on all websites. Note that I read a lot NIH health site but never left any comment as I am always worried that I breach any policy. Now I know and I shall put a comment in case I feel I would like to provide my feedback. Again thank you for your guidelines.
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Much obliged for permitting us to remark on your site and a debt of gratitude is in order for giving clear remarks rules and strategy.
Has the u.s. Dept of Health and Human services along with National Institute of Health
done research on any of the vaccines? If so what was their findings? Thank u.like your articles. Larry D.
You can find information about vaccine research at NIH at https://covid19.nih.gov/treatments-and-vaccines/covid-19-vaccines
Thanks for sharing! Actually you are right the mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Keep sharing!
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