If viruses have a purpose, it’s to make copies of themselves. They don’t have the tools to do that on
COVID variants can evade antibody immunity all they want—but they’ll still have to reckon with T cells, the oft-ignored and
The truth is that being outside has never been a sure way to avoid COVID-19 transmission—especially at crowded events, like music
The omicron BA.5 subvariant is more transmissible than previous versions of Covid, resulting in a wave of infections and increased
longer-term plans should include variant-agnostic measures to prevent infections and reinfections. “This includes creating infection-resilient environments through improved ventilation, filtration,
According to recent research from Tel Aviv University, immunosuppressed chronic COVID-19 patients are thought to be the source of several SARS-CoV-2 variants. The researchers hypothesize that
The finding could explain why so many people have been infected a second time during the Omicron wave, even with Omicron itself.
Omicron deserves special consideration. It has particular propensities to spread and to evade our immunity after infection. The result is