Category: Corona Vaccine News

A Newcastle disease virus expressing a stabilized spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 induces protective immune responses – Nature Communications

Cells BSRT7 cells were a kind gift from Dr. Benhur Lee at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)39,40 and Vero E6 cells were purchased from ATCC (CRL-1586). Chicken embryo fibroblasts (CEF) were isolated as described in a previous study41. All cell lines were maintained in Dulbecco’s Modified Eagle’s Medium (DMEM; Gibco) containing 10% […]

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An mRNA vaccine industry in the making

An early batch of the Pfizer BioNTech mRNA vaccine against COVID-19. The technology used expedited testing and manufacture.Credit: Vincent Kalut/Photonews via Getty Images The course of the COVID-19 pandemic was changed in late 2020 with a vaccine based on messenger RNA (mRNA), an unprecedented technology that has proved remarkably successful in protecting against the virus. […]

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Adaptive immunity and neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern following vaccination in patients with cancer: the CAPTURE study – Nature Cancer

Cohort characteristics and COVID-19 vaccination Between May 2020 and June 2021 (database lock), we recruited 626 patients with cancer who received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, of whom 41 (7%) had no follow-up samples and were excluded from the analysis (Extended Data Fig. 1a and Table 1). Of the 585 evaluable patients, 93% received […]

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