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T cell immunity to SARS-CoV-2 following natural infection and vaccination

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ScienceDirect - SARS-CoV-2 first emerged in the human population in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, and in a matter of months, spread across the globe resulting...

  • T cells: key regulators of the COVID-19 immune response. Read about their role in protection and disease from two colleagues in the Graham lab at the VRC/NIH T cell immunity to SARS-CoV-2 following natural infection and vaccinat... https://t.co/BzuLHIGfvf

Opinion | Winter Is Coming: Time for a Mask Mandate

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Wall Street Journal - A requirement to cover your face in public could be more of a cultural norm than a political...

  • My @WSJ Op Ed: It's time we pursue a national mask mandate. We're dangerously behind the curve in confronting rising Covid spread across the U.S. We need to maximize steps that are less intrusive now; so we can minimize those that are more disruptive later https://t.co/wVnRuuEB6T

Paper suggesting vitamin D might protect against COVID-19 earns an expression of concern

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Retraction Watch - PLOS ONE has issued an expression of concern for a paper it published last month suggesting that vitamin D might protect against severe COVID-19. ...

Covid-19 expert Akiko Iwasaki fights a different virus: sexism in science

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STAT - To know virologist Akiko Iwasaki is to know that she is passionate about combatting sexism, power imbalance, and toxic behavior in...

Two Studies Show COVID-19 Antibodies Persist for Months

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NIH Director's Blog - More than 8 million people in the U.S. have now tested positive for COVID-19. For those who have recovered, many wonder whether having already...

Does Your State Have a Mask Mandate Due to Coronavirus?

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AARP - In August, Mississippi, Vermont and Wisconsin joined the list of states that require people to cover their faces in public. See where every state...

In coronavirus testing, false positives are more hazardous than they might seem.

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New York Times - World|In coronavirus testing, false positives are more hazardous than they might seem.Credit…Joseph Prezioso/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesIn the high-stakes world of coronavirus testing, false...

www.alexander.senate.gov - WASHINGTON, October 24, 2020 — The Chairman of the U.S. Senate health committee said today that the governors of New York and California should...

  • Lamar Alexander: "New York and California Governors Should Stop Second Guessing FDA on Safety and Efficacy of COVID Vaccines. Urges respect for decisions of career scientists who Americans already rely on for the safety of 3.8 billion prescriptions a year" https://t.co/jIGagf7Jet

Oxford Covid vaccine works in all ages, trials suggest

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The Guardian - Vaccine being trialled by Oxford University and AstraZeneca offers hope for all age...

  • Often vaccines do not protect older people well. But Sarah Boseley reports that the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine produced a similar antibody response in older (>70 years) as in younger trial volunteers. A COVID vaccine that protects old people would be great. https://t.co/9EppSKkHAs