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Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 2.0: Lower Dose, Fewer Side Effects
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Coronavirus
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 2.0: Lower Dose, Fewer Side Effects
Any revised version of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will likely include a smaller dose, reducing side effects and increasing the supply of shots.
June 8, 2021

Any revised version of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will likely include a smaller dose, reducing side effects and increasing the supply of shots.

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Mass Vaccination Experiment Was a Huge Success in Brazil
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Coronavirus
Mass Vaccination Experiment Was a Huge Success in Brazil
A mass vaccination experiment in Brazil suggests that even a moderately effective vaccine can have a dramatic effect if enough people get the shot.
June 3, 2021

A mass vaccination experiment in Brazil suggests that even a moderately effective vaccine can have a dramatic effect if enough people get the shot.

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Inhaled Nanobodies Treat COVID-19 in Hamsters
inhaled nanobodies COVID-19
Coronavirus
Inhaled Nanobodies Treat COVID-19 in Hamsters
An inhaled nanobody treatment for COVID-19 has shown promise in animal tests and could be a more affordable alternative to monoclonal antibody drugs.
June 2, 2021

An inhaled nanobody treatment for COVID-19 has shown promise in animal tests and could be a more affordable alternative to monoclonal antibody drugs.

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One-Minute COVID-19 Breath Test Authorized in Singapore
COVID-19 breath test
Coronavirus
One-Minute COVID-19 Breath Test Authorized in Singapore
Singapore has provisionally authorized a COVID-19 breath test that measures VOCs to deliver accurate results in just one minute.
May 28, 2021

Singapore has provisionally authorized a COVID-19 breath test that measures VOCs to deliver accurate results in just one minute.

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Inhaled CRISPR Treatment Tackles COVID-19, Flu
inhaled CRISPR treatment
Coronavirus
Inhaled CRISPR Treatment Tackles COVID-19, Flu
An inhaled CRISPR treatment can be easily tweaked to attack a variety of viruses, from the one that causes the flu to the coronavirus behind COVID-19.
May 27, 2021

An inhaled CRISPR treatment can be easily tweaked to attack a variety of viruses, from the one that causes the flu to the coronavirus behind COVID-19.

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Predicting Your Protection Against COVID-19
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Coronavirus
Predicting Your Protection Against COVID-19
Australian researchers have found an immune response measurement they believe can predict protection against COVID-19.
May 26, 2021

Australian researchers have found an immune response measurement they believe can predict protection against COVID-19.

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Ohio Announces $1M Vaccine Lottery, Shots Surge 33%
Ohio's vaccine lottery
Coronavirus
Ohio Announces $1M Vaccine Lottery, Shots Surge 33%
Ohio’s vaccine lottery, which will give five vaccinated residents $1 million each, appears to have sparked the desired increase in new vaccinations.
May 25, 2021

Ohio’s vaccine lottery, which will give five vaccinated residents $1 million each, appears to have sparked the desired increase in new vaccinations.

Biohacking
What It’s Like To Do a Human Challenge Trial
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Biohacking
What It’s Like To Do a Human Challenge Trial
Human challenge trials are risky, but they could help us avoid another prolonged pandemic.
By Hannah Thomasy
May 22, 2021

Human challenge trials are risky, but they could help us avoid another prolonged pandemic.

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Your Incentives To Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
Incentives To Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
Coronavirus
Your Incentives To Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
If protection against a potentially deadly virus isn’t enough, there are these added incentives to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
May 21, 2021

If protection against a potentially deadly virus isn’t enough, there are these added incentives to get the COVID-19 vaccine.