• Mechano-immunological response to SARS-CoV-2

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    In a recent study, researchers demonstrated a human organ-on-a-chip microfluidic model of the lung alveolus - that recapitulates the human alveolar-capillary interface with an air-liquid interface and vascular fluid flow to understand the local triggers in the lung in vitro.
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  • Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines induce T-cell immunity against SARS-CoV-2

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers in the United States have shown that the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna messenger RNA vaccines are effective at generating T-cell immunity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 - the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 .
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  • Researchers perform a comprehensive analyses to clarify the origins of coronaviruses

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Coronavirus infection in animals and humans is not new. The earliest papers in the scientific literature of coronavirus infection date to 1966. However, prior to SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, and SARS-CoV-2, very little attention had been paid to coronaviruses.
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  • Pan-COVID-19 vaccine protects mice against SARS-CoV-2 variants

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers in the United States have identified short peptide sequences in the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that are immunogenic in a mouse model and may provide protection against viral variants.
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  • Study reveals no negative effect of SARS-CoV-2 BNT162b2 vaccination on male fertility

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers analyzed the sperm parameters of males undergoing fertility treatment and found no effect from the BNT162b2 mRNA severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine.
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