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Study suggests robust lung mucosal immunity against SARS-CoV-2 can be better achieved through hybrid immunity, as opposed to peripheral vaccination alone

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers characterized immunological responses by pulmonary mucosal tissues post-coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination and/or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, to assess the impact of hybrid immune protection on the durability of mucosal immunological responses. Study: Long-term respiratory mucosal immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 […]

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Meningitis alert as jab for toddlers is dropped

Fears as life-saving meningitis vaccine given to toddlers is cancelled by its manufacturer for ‘commercial reasons’ GSK, which makes the jab named Menitorix, said it was stopping production  Vaccinations have slashed the number of children suffering MenC infections  Doctors have raised the alarm over plans to stop giving toddlers a meningitis vaccine, claiming it would […]