Coronavirus (Covid-19) and vaccines: The ABC’s right now

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and vaccines: The ABC’s right now

By JEANNE PINDER and VIRGINIA JEFFRIES Who is making the vaccines? While dozens companies and organizations are in the process of testing and manufacturing Covid vaccines, five appear poised to have their shots ready for the public in the United States within the next six months: Pfizer (in partnership with BioNTech) Moderna AstraZeneca (in partnership […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and re-infections: More people are getting COVID-19 twice, suggesting immunity wanes quickly in some

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and re-infections: More people are getting COVID-19 twice, suggesting immunity wanes quickly in some

“In late June, Sanne de Jong developed nausea, shortness of breath, sore muscles, and a runny nose,” Jop de Vrieze writes for Science magazine. “At first, she thought it might be lingering effects from her COVID-19 infection in the spring. De Jong, 22, had tested positive on 17 April and suffered mild symptoms for about […]