Study finds only 7 direct long-COVID health symptoms

Study finds only 7 direct long-COVID health symptoms

In a new study, a team of University of Missouri researchers made an unexpected discovery: people experiencing long-lasting effects from COVID-19—known as “long COVID” or post-COVID conditions—are susceptible to developing only seven health symptoms for up to a year...
FDA panel recommends new COVID vaccine approach

FDA panel recommends new COVID vaccine approach

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) vaccine advisory group today recommended streamlining COVID-19 vaccine campaigns by offering just the newer bivalent (two-strain) versions of the vaccine for both primary and booster series. The measure, which passed unanimously,...
FDA panel eyes shift to annual COVID shots

FDA panel eyes shift to annual COVID shots

In a document posted ahead of an advisory group meeting on Jan 26, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today spelled out a proposal for annual COVID-19 vaccine shots for the majority of people and a system for updating the vaccines that mirrors that for flu...
Developing mucosal vaccines for respiratory viruses

Developing mucosal vaccines for respiratory viruses

Creative work featuring 3D renditions of three dangerous respiratory viruses: RSV (left), influenza (center), and SARS-CoV-2 (right). Note: Not to scale. CREDIT: NIAID Vaccines that provide long-lasting protection against influenza, coronaviruses and respiratory...