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The body’s response to allergic asthma also helps protect against COVID-19

Scientists are discovering a surprising bright side for some people with asthma: They are less susceptible to COVID-19. The very same immune system proteins that trigger excess mucus production and closing of... Read more »

The CDC recommends mRNA COVID-19 vaccines over J&J’s, citing fewer risks

People seeking a COVID-19 vaccine should choose an mRNA shot over Johnson & Johnson’s, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends. The mRNA vaccines, made by Moderna and by Pfizer... Read more »

Rogue immune system reactions hint at an early treatment for COVID-19

Giving drugs called interferons early in the disease may help prevent later immune overreactions In severe cases of COVID-19, a person’s immune system throws everything it has at the coronavirus, but some... Read more »