All posts by Matthew Woodruff

Even bivalent updated COVID-19 boosters struggle to prevent omicron subvariant transmission – an immunologist discusses why new approaches are necessary

Even bivalent updated COVID-19 boosters struggle to prevent omicron subvariant transmission – an immunologist discusses why new approaches are necessary

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. By almost any measure, the vaccination campaign against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been a global success. As of January 2023, more than 12 billion vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 have been administered in an effort that has…

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Long COVID: How researchers are zeroing in on the self-targeted immune attacks that may lurk behind it

Long COVID: How researchers are zeroing in on the self-targeted immune attacks that may lurk behind it

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. For almost three years, scientists have raced to understand the immune responses in patients who develop severe COVID-19, with an enormous effort aimed at defining where healthy immunity ends and destructive immunity begins. In the early days of…

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