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The first people have received an experimental mRNA HIV vaccine
Moderna is hoping its mRNA technology will succeed where other HIV vaccines failed.
Why healthy, vaccinated people should still care about Omicron
Omicron may be less virulent than previous coronavirus variants, but it’s too early to celebrate
Researchers are racing to figure out if Omicron can beat our vaccines
Research on the immune system response to Omicron gives us clues about vaccine efficacy. Here's what it can tell us, and what it can't.
For the second time ever, someone was spontaneously cured of HIV
Could this change our understanding of the immune system?
There are more immunocompromised Americans than we think, and that’s a problem with COVID-19 vaccines
People with compromised immune systems are potentially at-risk for a serious case of COVID-19.
COVID might be linked to more blood clots than we thought
A new study suggests the coronavirus itself causes blood clots more than we realized.
Ask Us Anything: Can you actually boost your immune system?
There’s no short cut to a healthy army of white blood cells.
COVID-19 immunity could be long term
New findings suggest that immune response to COVID-19 may be long-lasting.
Why two doses of the new COVID-19 vaccines are better than one
One dose can be effective, but for how long?
Why COVID-19 attacks aging immune systems so fiercely
The US president’s age makes him more vulnerable to the virus and its many side effects.