Tag Archives: Immunity

Fauci discusses uncertainty on COVID-19 variants, length of immunity

The nation’s top infectious disease expert cautioned Monday that the pandemic won’t go away quietly, but said that reaching “a very strong degree of normality” in the U.S. and other wealthy nations is likely by year’s end. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President Biden’s top pandemic adviser,… Read More »

Searching for Clues to COVID-19 Immunity

Joel Ernst, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the division of experimental medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco. Santosha Vardhana, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and attending physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Nicolas Vabret, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. Medline… Read More »

Why you can’t escape the flu and COVID-19 just by ‘boosting’ your immunity

Article content continued We apologize, but this video has failed to load. [embedded content] “Vitamin C deficiency in North America is extremely rare and because it’s water soluble, taking excessive amounts of it just means it will be excreted in your urine,” Cross says. “While Zinc has shown to have some beneficial properties, taking too… Read More »

Recruits needed for immunity study

Researchers are investigating the immunity effects of the coronavirus to help inform decisions on vaccine development and public measures to control the virus and are seeking participants. The COVID PROFILE study, led by the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, will use blood samples of people who had the virus and their close contacts who didn’t… Read More »