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Coronavirus testing, immunity: What we know

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Coronavirus testing, immunity: What we know Coronavirus testing, immunity: What we know Image of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Credit: CDC Questions around coronavirus testing and immunity are top of mind as the pandemic continues to spread and potential vaccines undergo trials. Emily Toth Martin, …

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    A balancing act between immunity and longevity

    A balancing act between immunity and longevity

    A balancing act between immunity and longevity A balancing act between immunity and longevity PUF60 mediates a yin-yang like balance between immunity and longevity. Credit: Raymond Laboy As we age, the immune system gradually becomes impaired. One aspect of this impairment is chronic inflammation in the elderly, which means that …

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      Monkeys infected with novel coronavirus developed short-term immunity

      Rhesus macaques are often used in scientific experiments because of their similarities to humans

      Monkeys infected with novel coronavirus developed short-term immunity Monkeys infected with novel coronavirus developed short-term immunity Rhesus macaques are often used in scientific experiments because of their similarities to humans Test monkeys infected with the novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic were protected from reinfection for up to 28 …

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        New adjuvant successful in extending immunity against HIV

        New adjuvant successful in extending immunity against HIV 1

        New adjuvant successful in extending immunity against HIV New adjuvant successful in extending immunity against HIV Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and the Emory Vaccine Center (EVC) are first to show a new adjuvant, 3M-052, helps induce long-lasting …

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          What is herd immunity and could it work with COVID-19?

          What is herd immunity and could it work with COVID-19?

          What is herd immunity and could it work with COVID-19? What is herd immunity and could it work with COVID-19? Illustration by Peter Hamlin What is herd immunity and could it work with COVID-19? Herd immunity is when a virus can no longer spread easily because enough people are immune …

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            COVID ‘immunity passports:’ Not ready for prime time?

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            COVID ‘immunity passports:’ Not ready for prime time? COVID ‘immunity passports:’ Not ready for prime time? (HealthDay)—A grieving widower played by Matt Damon flashes a shiny coded wristband for security guards to scan in the 2011 movie “Contagion.” After a quick beep and a green light, Damon is allowed into …

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              Coronavirus hopes and fears center on ‘immunity’

              Our ability to ward off infection by the new coronavirus is one of the hottest topics of scientific debate

              Coronavirus hopes and fears center on ‘immunity’ Coronavirus hopes and fears center on ‘immunity’ Our ability to ward off infection by the new coronavirus is one of the hottest topics of scientific debate Could exposure to the coronaviruses that cause the common cold help protect against COVID-19? Is herd immunity …

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