For illuminating factors that underlie varied susceptibility to COVID-19, Paul Bastard is the grand prize winner of the inaugural Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology.
Vaccinated individuals and those who recovered from severe COVID-19 may be at lower risk for subsequent severe infections with SARS-CoV-2 variants than people who had milder cases.
Underrepresented researchers have been disproportionately affected because many already struggled with inequalities and professional obstacles before COVID-19.
An extraordinary year of vaccine science offers hope that the U.S. can return to something resembling normal life by the end of 2021, said Fauci at the AAAS Annual Meeting.
The virus that causes COVID-19 may enter and replicate in human cells by exploiting newly-identified strings of amino acids.
Understanding the links between poverty and mental health can help policymakers design more effective policies to improve both.
Their years of federally funded research on coronavirus protein structures and antibodies made it possible to develop vaccines and therapies against the virus at astounding speeds.