This is exciting news. The most robust study yet on COVID-19 immunity has found that it may last for years and perhaps decades.   The study by researchers at the La Jolla Institute of Immunology has not yet been peer reviewed, but it squares with similar findings from…

A landmark study of Ebola survivors could have big implications for COVID-19 research.  

The pandemic has upended research efforts across the world—how are institutions coping?   Brazil: Lacking government guidance, scientists working on COVID-19 vaccines and diagnostics implemented their own safety measures. They've canceled data collection…

It’s well known that infants and elderly people are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases—but what happens in between those age extremes?  

The 25-year-old man from Washoe County, Nevada had classic symptoms of COVID-19 (sore throat, cough, headache…) when he got his first positive test on April 18, according to 

While the first known case of COVID-19 reinfection included a milder second bout, that process isn't necessarily holding up for other reinfections. One in Nevada was more severe in the second infection than the first, underscoring big questions about the nature of…

As the global vaccine race intensifies, scientists warn that the rush to market could advance an inferior vaccine, The Guardian reports.

The first known COVID-19 reinfection has been reported in Hong Kong, underscoring big questions about immunity and whether an eventual vaccine may require booster shots, 

Children—especially Black and Hispanic children—are vulnerable to severe COVID-19, according to a 

Some people who have not been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 may still have some immunity to it—and not because they have antibodies.