Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 disrupts timing of immune response

Once an infection is under control, the body normally uses a biochemical messenger known as TGFβ to downgrade its immune response. In severe COVID-19, however, this messenger is released at the very beginning of the infection, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two vaccine doses boost antibody levels in the airways after COVID-19

Antibodies in the airways quickly wane after SARS-CoV-2 infection, but vaccination results in a strong increase in antibody levels, especially after two doses, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden ...