Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that is often treated with drugs that deplete B cells and therefore interfere in the process of antibody production.
Researchers from Public Health England followed COVID-19 vaccine recipients nationwide to measure their risk of infection and transmission.
The COVID-19 pandemic is no joke. We get that. But at the same time, in highly stressful times, kindness, humour and courtesy can help us pull through.
Findings in recent issues of JAMA Pediatrics and The New England Journal of Medicine suggest pregnant women are more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19 than women who are not pregnant.
SpaceX does not just send red convertibles into space, they are also now a cohort for SARS-CoV-2 immunity.
COVID-19 immune signatures reveal stable antiviral T cell function despite declining humoral responses
Immune mechanisms following SARS-CoV-2 infection remain largely unknown. For instance, while it is evident that COVID-19 manifests itself in a wide range of outcomes, it is unclear if differences in disease severity are associated with specific immunological determinants.
Viruses mutate naturally as they replicate. Generally, most mutations are not a serious concern for human health or public health strategies.