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Already had coronavirus? You still need to get vaccinated

Why you should get a COVID-19 vaccine – even if you've already had the coronavirus Jennifer T. Grier, University of South Carolina A few weeks ago,...
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Looking at coronavirus variants

Coronavirus variants, viral mutation and COVID-19 vaccines: The science you need to understand Richard Kuhn, Purdue University The SARS-CoV-2 virus mutates fast. That’s a concern because...
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Mild vaccine side effects expected

Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 will have side effects – that's a good thing Matthew Woodruff, Emory University Takeaways Temporary side effects from vaccines are a normal sign...
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Exercise leads to immune system boost

These at-home exercises can help older people boost their immune system and overall health in the age of COVID-19 Mark A. Gluck, Rutgers University -...
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Virus evolution could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine

Viruses evolve defenses, this allows them to adapt and could undermine a COVID-19 vaccine – but this can be stopped Andrew Read, Penn State and...
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COVID-19 and obesity

COVID-19 reveals how obesity harms the body in real time, not just over a lifetime A COVID-19 patient is connected to life-sustaining devices at Mount...
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Vaccine distribution will require specialized handling

Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst Just like a...
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Nutrition as a first line of defense

Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away Grayson Jaggers, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The...
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A closer look at Covid-19 mortality demographics

Coronavirus is hundreds of times more deadly for people over 60 than people under 40 Nir Menachemi, IUPUI How deadly is SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...
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COVID-19 antibodies decline quickly

Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – why the worry? Alexander (Sasha) Poltorak, Tufts University Most people are aware that testing for antibodies in a person’s...

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