All posts by Nathan Bartlett

Why haven’t I had COVID yet?

Why haven’t I had COVID yet?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Throughout the pandemic, Australia has recorded 10.4 million cases of COVID-19, with the majority occurring this year. This is without doubt an underestimate, as not everyone tests for COVID-19 or reports their positive results. The latest survey of…

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Omicron-specific vaccines may give slightly better COVID protection – but getting boosted promptly is the best bet

Omicron-specific vaccines may give slightly better COVID protection – but getting boosted promptly is the best bet

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Vaccines (predominantly mRNA vaccines) have been our front-line defence against COVID and have saved millions of lives. Despite the emergence of genetically distinct COVID variants throughout the pandemic, we’ve relied on vaccines that target the spike protein from…

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