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Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against...

William Petri, University of Virginia This week I was vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, which brought to mind some frequently asked questions...

When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine? 5 questions parents are...

Wesley Kufel, Binghamton University, State University of New York The first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines are expected in clinics in mid-December, and states are drawing up...

While spending holidays at home, here are a dozen more things...

Pamela M. Aaltonen, Purdue University As Americans prepared for the first Thanksgiving in the time of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

COVID-19 vaccines were developed in record time – but are these...

William Petri, University of Virginia There are now two COVID-19 vaccines that, at least according to preliminary reports, appear to be 94.5% and 95% effective....

How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they’re a...

Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University As the weather cools, the number of infections of the COVID-19 pandemic are rising sharply. Hamstrung by pandemic fatigue, economic constraints...

Why we didn’t get a vaccine by Election Day – but...

William Petri, University of Virginia A COVID-19 vaccine was not ready before the general election, as many people, including the president, had hoped. But there...

Why a vaccine can provide better immunity than an actual infection

Maitreyi Shivkumar, De Montfort University Two recent studies have confirmed that people previously infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be reinfected with...

Why COVID-19 vaccines need to prioritize ‘superspreaders’

Dana Goldman, University of Southern California; David Conti, University of Southern California, and Matthew E. Kahn, Johns Hopkins University Once safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines...

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