Getting COVID-19 when you’re vaccinated isn’t the same as getting COVID-19 when you’re unvaccinated.
The CDC indicated that it would move toward a hands-off stance: Booster-eligible people should stick with one brand, but may mix and match at will.
You might have fewer antibodies now. But they’re better than the ones you started with.
Actually, you’re probably not in quarantine.
The drug, molnupiravir, is named after Thor’s hammer, Mjölnir. But its power depends on reaching the right people, in the right time frame.
The phrase took off earlier this year but flew too close to the sun. Maybe we should let it burn.
Photosynthesis is about the plantiest thing on Earth. The little green thieves manage to pull it off anyway.
While some Pfizer recipients can now get an extra shot, federal officials are still mum on what’s next for the at-risk individuals who got Moderna or J&J.
A weather report can’t replace an umbrella, and a coronavirus test can’t replace a shot.
After last year’s eerie lull, flu viruses could be poised to return packing a bigger punch.
Eventually we might all have to deal with COVID-19—but a shorter, gentler version, thanks to vaccines.
The pandemic keeps changing, but these principles can guide your thinking through the seasons to come.
Anyone who’d rather have COVID-19 than get vaccinated is taking two gambles: that immunity will stick around, and that symptoms won’t.
Complete protection against infection has long been hailed as the holy grail of vaccination. It might simply be unachievable.
Reports of vaccines’ decline have been greatly overstated.
Rapid tests can help you stay safe in the Delta outbreak. But you have to use them correctly.
Male white-necked jacobins sport bright-blue feathers. So do the stealthiest females.
Under ultraviolet light, the silk that covers the base of paper-wasp nests turns neon green.
Delta is far from the last variant. But what shape the virus takes next depends on us.
As the U.S. government goes all in on booster shots, here are three ways to think about whether the COVID-19 vaccines are working.
Unlike humans, cuttlefish can form crystal-clear memories even in their final weeks.