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The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta is pulling out all the stops to combat "vaccine hesitancy" among the population who refuse to take the experimental mRNA injections.

The CDC tapped Dr. Jacqueline Walters, star of Bravo TV's 'Married to Medicine,' to calm people's fears about taking the shots.

As of Monday, 52% of Americans have taken at least one shot of the experimental spike protein gene therapy injections.

The Covid-19 vaccines still don't have full FDA approval.

Dr. Jackie emphatically tells her patients to take the Covid-19 injections.

"If you're trying to become pregnant now or plan to try in the future, you can get a Covid-19 vaccine," she says.

Dr. Jackie doesn't say whether women who are currently pregnant should take the shot. That may be due to reports of miscarriages among some women who took at least one shot.

The reality TV doctor does say there is no evidence that any vaccine causes fertility problems.

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Dr. Jackie Walters

Join Dr. Jackie Walters and the 50 Shades of Pink Foundation for a breast cancer support group meeting this Sunday, Sept. 16, from 2 PM to 4 PM! The breast cancer support group is hosted by Dr. Jacqueline Walters, MD and sponsored by Myriad Fellowship.

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young African American businesswoman having heart attack

This post, originally written on Feb. 24, 2016, is being bumped up because one of my loyal readers suffered a heart attack a few days after the New Year. She requested a Medical Minute post to warn her fellow Rose Garden members about the warning signs of a heart attack.

Please heed the warning signs. Black people are at greater risk for heart attacks due to the prevalence of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes in the black community.

It can happen to you.

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Quad Webb-Lunceford Birthday Party

Last night, Married To Medicine star Quad Webb-Lunceford celebrated her 36th birthday with family and friends at her fabulous Atlanta home. Invited guests included Dr. Heavenly Kimes, who at 47 is pregnant with her fourth child; Dr. Jackie Walters, newest cast member Genise Shelton, former V-103 personality Shamea Morton; Dr. Simone Whitmore, former B5 member Dustin Breeding, Dwight Eubanks and more!

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In Friday's "Girl Chat" segment of The Real, the ladies discuss the Florida teenager who impersonated a doctor and opened his own medical clinic.

Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, was arrested on Tuesday when he performed a physical exam on an undercover agent. Love-Robinson also offered women wellness services.

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Dr. Jackie Walters

Does your vagina have a musty, fruity or fishy odor? Are you a diabetic? Do you eat a lot of onions or garlic? Did your man accidentally leave a used condom inside you?

Essence contributor and popular Atlanta OB/GYN, Dr. Jackie Walters breaks down the good vs. bad vaginal odors.

"All healthy vaginas will have some type of aroma," she writes.

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