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Vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11 could be available by Halloween
All the COVID-19 news you need to know this week.
Immunity from mRNA vaccines could last for years
Here’s what you need to know about the pandemic this week.
Dogs can sniff out COVID faster than PCR tests
Here's what you need to know about the pandemic this week.
The surprising ways your immune system adapts to the flu virus you got as a kid
Immunity continues to be an incredibly complicated concept.
Neanderthal genes are still helping humans today
Anthropologists have found surprising traits in ancient DNA, including one that may trigger immunity against viruses.
We may have grossly underestimated COVID-19 infection rates
Labs and blood banks collect millions of samples each month, offering a distinctive source of data to track cases and also study immunity before and after vaccination.
Already had COVID-19? You still need a vaccine.
The vaccine can reduce your chances of becoming reinfected and sick again in the future.
What COVID-19 will look like once the pandemic ends
Hint: it’s not going away.
More evidence points to long-lasting COVID-19 immunity
The studies so far are promising, though it doesn’t mean we can stop wearing masks.
Vaccines conquered smallpox and polio, but COVID-19 looks like a tougher battle
For starters, the US has barely reached 25 percent of its vaccination target.