Vaccines

Total 9 Posts

Covid-19 vaccine distribution – When perfect is the enemy of good.

2 min read
On why the processes and policies to distribute coronavirus vaccines must be improved and everything should be done to get them into people’s arms to prevent their waste and save lives.

Giving just one vaccine dose?

6 min read
Experts react to Tony Blair’s suggestion we should consider using all available vaccine doses in January to vaccinate more people faster.

How the leading coronavirus vaccines work.

5 min read
Both Moderna and AstraZeneca have used cutting-edge designs to reduce their vaccines' development time. Having a few options could help us roll out some level of protection to all people in every country as soon as possible.

A new study suggests coronavirus antibodies fade over time – But how concerned should we be?

4 min read
Antibody levels naturally fade – the key question is whether infected people sustain adequate levels of T cells and B cells. Right now, we shouldn’t be overly worried. COVID-19 is a giant puzzle we are gradually unlocking.

Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – Why the worry?

4 min read
If antibody levels drop dramatically after an infection, what does that mean for immunity? An expert explains how B and T cells contribute to immunity and why antibodies don’t tell the full story.

Who will get the coronavirus vaccine first? We need to plan now.

4 min read
Without a clear plan, valuable time will be lost.

Halting the Oxford vaccine trial doesn’t mean it’s not safe – it shows they’re following the right process.

5 min read
The phase 3 trials of the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine have been paused because one participant became unwell. But we don’t know for sure if the illness was a reaction to the vaccine.
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