COVID-19 Vaccine Found to Be Effective against Brazilian P.1 Variant
The inactivated vaccine, CoronaVac, proved effective in combatting COVID-19 in the city of Manaus, Brazil, where the highly transmissible P.1 variant emerged and has devastated the local population, researchers from Brazil and the Yale School of Public Health have found.
Long-Haulers Are Pushing the Limits of COVID-19 Vaccines
Many long-haulers are still lining up for vaccination, in hope of guarding against a future tussle with the coronavirus and a more severe bout of disease. (Early evidence hints that COVID-19 survivors do produce a strong immune response to the virus, but might need the extra jolt offered by vaccines to keep their defenses high.) Now, as more shots roll out, a second potential perk has emerged: A scattering of long-haulers report that their COVID-19 symptoms have mysteriously faded after their shots—an astounding and unexpected pattern that’s captured the attention of experts worldwide.Source: The Atlantic