Oct 22, 2021
COVID Vaccine Delivery Goes Next-Level Difficult
The U.S. Covid-19 vaccine rollout is about to get a lot more complicated. When the shots arrived late last year, the message from health officials was simple: Get vaccinated when you...
Sep 10, 2021
How Side Effect Risk Could Change With COVID Boosters
Additional doses of Covid-19 vaccines are likely rolling out in the United States later this year. It raises the question: What will the side effects from a booster shot look like?...
Aug 3, 2021
What Delta Has Changed, and What It Hasn't
In some respects, the Delta variant has changed everything in the Covid-19 pandemic. In others, the same rules still apply. Before the variant of SARS-CoV-2 began spreading rapidly...
May 17, 2021
On the Yankees' Breakthrough COVID Infections
Eight members of the New York Yankees organization who were fully vaccinated against Covid-19 tested positive for the coronavirus this week. And that news has led to a lot of people...
May 14, 2021
Vaccines Seem to Work Well Against Coronavirus Variants
The question about how Covid-19 vaccines stand up to coronavirus variants often gets distilled to: Do they work? The simplest answer is yes. People who’ve received one of the...
Mar 5, 2021
The Short, Middle, and Long-Term Future of the Pandemic
When experts envision the future of the coronavirus, many predict that it will become a seasonal pathogen that won’t be much more than a nuisance for most of us who have been...
Feb 9, 2021
What Other COVID Variants Might Be Out There?
“Variants” is the latest term to leap from the infectious disease lexicon to the general public as a result of the coronavirus, as the effects of mutations on...
Jan 6, 2021
Slow Vaccine Rollout Should Speed Up 'Pretty Massively'
Nancy Messonnier, a top federal health official involved in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, predicted on Tuesday that delays in the administration of the shots would improve...
Jan 5, 2021
Five Key COVID-19 Milestones Coming in 2021
On the first day of fall, STAT published its best guesses of 30 moments to come in the pandemic that could mark a change in its course or serve as a time to reflect on how Covid-19...
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