Nasal Spray Booster Keeps COVID-19 at Bay

HHMI scientists are joining many of their colleagues worldwide in working to combat the new coronavirus. They’re developing diagnostic testing, understanding the virus’s basic biology, modeling the epidemiology, and developing potential therapies or vaccines. We will be sharing stories of some of this work. A nasal spray coronavirus vaccine booster helps protect mice from SARS-CoV-2. … Read more

CDC’s shorter isolation time will ‘get people back to work’

On Monday, US health officials lowered restrictions on Americans who contract the coronavirus and are asymptomatic. The new guideline specifies that a person with Covid-19 must go into isolation for five days (instead of the previously recommended 10). If a person has no symptoms after five days, they can return to normal activities while wearing … Read more

CDC’s New Shorter Covid-19 Isolation Guidelines Disturb Some Health Experts

People at a test site in the international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on December 21, 2021 Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) Fresh off the Christmas break, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have updated their guidelines on how long people should isolate themselves from others if they are infected with or … Read more