Immunology

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What does appearance of Omicron variant mean for the double-vaccinated?
We find out how much protection Covid vaccines may offer amid speculation new variant could be more resistant

Linda Geddes

29, Nov, 2021 @1:12 AM

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The Guardian view on the Omicron variant: caution needed | Editorial
Editorial: We do not yet know how much of a threat it poses, but the pandemic has already shown it is better to act early

Editorial

26, Nov, 2021 @6:43 PM

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Will we ever cure the common cold? We ask the expert
Prof Sheena Cruickshank, an immunologist at the University of Manchester, on the possibility of a cold vaccine

Coco Khan

26, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Is Delta the last Covid ‘super variant’?
The Delta variant was first detected a year ago and is now dominant across the globe. Scientists are concerned that a new strain could supersede it Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

David Cox

21, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Scientists urge caution over proposals to impose vaccine passports in UK
Experts’ warning as Covid crackdowns across Europe result in widespread protests

Robin McKie

21, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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New HIV jabs taken two months apart hailed as huge step forward
Safe injectable antiretroviral drugs, approved by health bodies, ‘could lift burden of daily oral therapy’

Andrew Gregory Health editor

18, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Science YouTuber Philipp Dettmer: ‘Getting cancer was super-interesting’
The online star on demystifying everything from black holes to the immune system, plus the trouble with anti-vaxxers

Tim Lewis

13, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Is Europe’s Covid wave coming here – or is Britain ahead of the curve?
Analysis: many experts believe that the continent is only now tackling a Delta variant surge that arrived in the UK some time ago

Robin McKie Observer science editor

13, Nov, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Without Covid-19 jab, ‘reinfection may occur every 16 months’
Reports grow of repeat Sars-CoV-2 infection as experts warn prevalence among schoolchildren risks health of older people

Linda Geddes

19, Oct, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Antibodies in breast milk remain for 10 months after Covid infection – study
Researchers believe such antibodies could be used to treat people with severe coronavirus

Linda Geddes

27, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK vaccine advisers ‘acted like medical regulators’, over Covid jabs for children
Prof Neil Ferguson says JCVI was conservative in rejecting use of vaccines already approved by MHRA

Nicola Davis

06, Sep, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Covid, Twitter, and Dan Murphy’s opening hours: Peter Doherty on his not-so-restful retirement
He has the most evoked name in Australia thanks to the Covid-19 modelling that bears it. He talks politics, books, misinformation, and that tweet

Paul Daley

03, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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