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Adding key ingredient to vaccine may stimulate broad protection against viruses

Adding key ingredient to vaccine may stimulate broad protection against viruses

An immune system stimulant called AS03 could help vaccines protect against multiple viruses by altering the epigenome of the innate immune system.

Monoclonal antibody treatment available for early COVID-19 at Stanford Health Care

An infusion of monoclonal antibodies can ease COVID-19 symptoms and reduce complications in recently diagnosed, non-hospitalized people at high risk. Now people can refer themselves.

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins: How COVID-19 Can Lead to Diabetes

Along with the pneumonia, blood clots, and other serious health concerns caused by SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 virus, some studies have also identified another troubling connection. Some people can develop diabetes after an acute COVID-19 infection. What’s going on? Two new NIH-supported studies, now available as pre-proofs in the journal Cell Metabolism, answer this question, confirming that … Continued

With herd immunity elusive, vaccination best defense against COVID-19, Stanford epidemiologist says

Epidemiology expert Julie Parsonnet warns that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy has probably made herd immunity unattainable, which makes vaccination all the more important for personal health.

Women’s risk for depression during pregnancy doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford study finds

As the first shelter-in-place orders took hold in California, pregnant women reported substantially elevated depressive symptoms, potentially adversely affecting their health as well as that of their babies.

With herd immunity elusive, vaccination best defense against COVID-19, Stanford epidemiologist says

Epidemiology expert Julie Parsonnet warns that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy has probably made herd immunity unattainable, which makes vaccination all the more important for personal health.

COVID-19 symptoms linger for months in majority of hospitalized patients, Stanford study finds

More than 70% of COVID-19 patients in studies – most of whom were hospitalized – reported 84 different symptoms and signs months after they became ill.

COVID-19 hospitalizations among children likely overcounted, researchers find

Children being treated in hospitals are tested for SARS-CoV-2, but many who test positive never develop COVID-19 symptoms, leading to overestimates of disease severity, a study found.

In California, the pandemic hits Latinos hard

Members of the state’s largest ethnic group have faced greater exposure to COVID-19 and have contracted and died from the coronavirus at higher rates than non-Hispanic whites, a Stanford University-led study finds.

5 Questions: Stanford’s David Relman on investigating origin of coronavirus

On May 13, the journal Science published a letter, signed by 18 scientists, stating that it was still unclear whether the virus that causes COVID-19 emerged naturally or was the result of a laboratory accident, but that neither cause could be ruled out. David Relman, MD, the Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan Professor and … Continued