Pediatrics

How to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake in young people

Ending the coronavirus pandemic rests partly on a large uptake of COVID-19 vaccines, with the goal of reaching herd immunity. Recently in Canada, the age for vaccine eligibility has been decreasing to include young adults ...

Vaccination

French data show 75% of AstraZeneca jabs unused

The French government was under pressure on Tuesday to accelerate its vaccination programme after new figures showed that three in four jabs delivered by AstraZeneca had gone unused.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibodies recognize and attack different SARS-CoV-2 spike shapes

The virus that causes COVID-19 belongs to the family of coronaviruses, "corona" referring to the spikes on the viral surface. These spikes are not static—to infect cells, they change shapes. Maolin Lu, an associate research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Single dose of the vaccine may be better than nothing at all

Researchers from Yale School of Public Health used a previously published model of a COVID-19 vaccination program to quantify the speed-versus-efficacy tradeoff of vaccination deployment. The model accounted for transmission ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Advice to Dutch government: Vaccinate elderly and ill first

An advisory panel said Thursday that the Dutch government should prioritize coronavirus vaccinations for people over age 60, those with underlying health problems and frontline health care workers when the first shots become ...

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