An Overview of the COVID-19 Variants By Emily Kim It’s no secret that the US has a much better handle on its COVID-19 situation now than when compared to one year ago. On one hand, the country’s vaccination game is going strong. The Wall Street Journal reports that more than [...]
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The vaccine is effective... and in children, too? By Emily Kim In recent weeks, there has been significant research done on the effectiveness of the vaccine in children and youth. In Phase 3 of a clinical trial, researchers at Pfizer/BioNTech discovered that the vaccine had 100% efficacy for US youth [...]
Yes, the vaccine works — and here's all the more reason why By Emily Kim Three recent studies have reaffirmed the effectiveness of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. One study published on April 2nd in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report indicates that the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are [...]
College students, the vaccine, and looking towards fall By Emily Kim Approximately 12,000 college students are participating in a new national clinical study called “Prevent Covid U,” designed by researchers at the COVID Prevention Network and endorsed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The study will investigate [...]
A Snapshot of School Reopenings Across the US By Emily Kim Covid cases are falling across the country, and now 11.5% of the population is fully vaccinated. Now, much of the focus has been on how to safely reopen society — and more specifically, schools. The CDC released updated guidelines [...]
Back in the game — the return of youth sports in California By Emily Kim Inspire Diagnostics is proud to announce that we have partnered with Test Today CA to offer a recently-launched program providing free Covid testing (leveraging CARES Act funds and insurance) to student athletes returning to their [...]
The Role of T Cells in Reducing COVID-19 Severity By Emily Kim It is March once again, meaning that we’ve been living in a Covid-impacted world for an entire year. Cases have significantly declined in the US, but now they are starting to plateau — at levels that are still [...]
Johnson and Johnson: the newest jab on the block By Emily Kim On Friday, February 27th, FDA advisors officially confirmed the emergency-use authorization of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Joining Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna as the third FDA-recommended vaccine in the US, let’s break down everything you need to know about [...]
Not so fast – why the use of vaccine passports is still a ways away By Emily Kim Now that more and more Americans are getting vaccinated, the big question is what this means for the future. Will we be able to return to (at least some) form of normalcy? [...]
Newest updates on the effectiveness of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine By Emily Kim A recent UK study reinforces the effectiveness of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19. According to CNN, Public Health England (PHE) studied healthcare workers under the age of 65, and discovered that just one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine [...]