Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shines light on longevity of COVID-19 immune response

By uniting research from eight cohorts across the U.S., a group of researchers has accelerated collection of data integral in answering questions about immune responses needed for long lasting protection from SARS-CoV-2. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Studies reveal key clues about COVID-19 immunity, immune recall

How does the immune system remember and recognize viral invaders it has encountered in the past? A trio of newly published studies of people infected with SARS-CoV-2, vaccinated against the virus, or both are providing tantalizing ...

Pediatrics

Q and A: A parents' guide to COVID booster shots for kids 5-11

With COVID-19 cases rising again in the Bay Area, parents have a new consideration for protecting their children this week: The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization Tuesday for kids ages 5-11 to ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

RSV prefusion F protein-based immunization studied in pregnancy

A bivalent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prefusion F protein-based (RSVpreF) vaccine given during pregnancy elicits neutralizing antibody responses, according to a study published in the April 28 issue of the New England ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The RTS,S malaria vaccine may do more than we thought

Antibodies induced by the RTS,S malaria vaccine can bind strongly to other P. falciparum antigens not contained in the vaccine, and this is associated with greater vaccine protection, according to a new study published in ...

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