Population obesity in mice allows more virulent strains of influenza to develop and spread. The countless negative health impacts of obesity have mostly been well documented. However, one of the less well known harmful effects of obesity is the impact it can have on viral pathogenesis. Population-based studies of the 2009 Swine Flu pandemic suggest […]
People wait to take coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at a pop-up testing site in New York City, July 11, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The most immune-evasive omicron subvariants yet are now causing more than 70% of new infections in the U.S., as millions of Americans prepare to travel and gather with family for the […]
Novavax faces high-stakes FDA review this week that will decide the fate of its Covid vaccine in the U.S.
In this photo illustration the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Novavax logos are seen behind a medical syringe and vials. Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine will face the scrutiny of the Food and Drug Administration’s independent immunization experts this week, a crucial step on the path toward U.S. regulatory […]