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Why it takes 2 shots to make mRNA vaccines do their antibody-creating best – and what the data shows on delaying the booster dose

After a second dose of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine, a swarm of antibodies attacks the virus.Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Lib

What goes into the toilet doesn’t always stay there, and other coronavirus risks in public bathrooms

Most public restrooms are grungy in the best of times. Now, we have the coronavirus risk to contend with, too. There are

Do I need a COVID-19 booster shot? 6 questions answered on how to stay protected

The increasing prevalence of new coronavirus variants is raising questions about how well protected those who’ve already

How effective is the first shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine?

Maybe you’ve postponed your second COVID-19 vaccine appointment, whether because of scheduling hassles or general reluct

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will it protect against asymptomatic infections and mutated viruses? An immunologist answers 3 questions

I am a physician, and I just got my first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.William Petri, CC BY-SAThis week I was vac

Johnson & Johnson vaccine suspension – a doctor explains what this means for you

Vials of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The use of this particular vaccine has been halted temporari

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