Why vaccines against SARS-CoV2 are likely to work. Complex immunology communicated clearly and crisply. Akiko Iwasaki and Ruslan Medzhitov are leading immunologists. Read, translate into each of our languages, and disseminate.
Concerns about the staying power of Covid-19 immunity “are confused and mistaken,” write and
If you are looking for a clear, beautifully written summary of your immune system, how it works against the #SARSCoV2 virus that causes #COVID19, and the implications for vaccine development, your search is over thanks to and .
Never thought I'd be reading the and see an opinion piece by and on the central concepts of innate, adaptive and memory immune responses. We need more of this! Educate everyone on what makes what we study fascinating
Superb NYT piece on antibodies, vaccines and COVID19. ‘Given the severe consequences of Covid-19 for many older patients, as well as unpredictable consequences for the young, the only safe way to achieve herd immunity is through vaccination. ‘
Very nice opinion piece by in the New York Times.
Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be. By &
We've seen a lot of hand-wringing about the prospects for a vaccine given declining antibody titres in patients who have recovered from COVID. Here two leading immunologists, and , explain why this is not a cause for panic.
"Scared That #COVID19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be" Excellent op-ed piece by in NYTimes today. Check out Dr. Iwasaki's 8-min Immunology 101 video on this topic if you haven't already.
Wonderful, clear, and beautifully written op-ed in by and on the generation of natural and vaccine immunity against #SARSCoV2 #COVID19. Scientific communication at its most accessible.
So excited to see this #oped on immunity against #covid19 w/ an #immunology primer by my #PhD #mentor & . 🙏🏽 #scicomm is more important than ever. 🦠#knowledgeispower #vaccine #antibodies #sciencetwitter #coronavirus
Super explanation of how viral immunity works and might last for COVID-19, especially with clever vaccine design, by ⁦⁩ ⁦
So many questions immunity to #COVID19 w much concern about waning antibodies and long term immune protection. But all is expected. Immunity to Covid seems is working!! Great detailed overview here by ⁦⁩ and ⁦
antibodies "fading doesn’t actually mean very much for the likely efficacy of vaccines... Science, in this case, can be more effective than nature." Lovely note of optimism + the immunology primer we all need, from and
Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be
Phenomenal primer on immunology, vaccines and immunity from ⁦⁩ & ⁦⁩. If you read only one thing... via ⁦
After some sensational/alarmist pieces on #COVID19 testing and vaccination, happy to see that ⁦⁩ is hosting a beautiful article by two of the founders of modern immunology!! ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ #VaccinesWork #TCell
Yesssssss! A wonderful primer on immunological memory by ⁦⁩. Anyone interested in understanding the fundamental principles of immune protection induced by vaccine or infection should read.
“...do not be alarmed by reports about Covid-19 patients’ dropping antibody counts; those are irrelevant to the prospects of finding a viable vaccine.” Write & in ⁦⁩ Read & distribute to friends & family
“Scared That #Covid19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be” profs Akiko Iwasaki & Ruslan Medzhitov via
I don’t think you could find a simpler, clearer explanation of how vaccines work. We probably all know a person (or two, or three) who could benefit from reading this. Dr. Akiko Iwasaki is a great follow. ⁦
Congrats ⁦⁩ and ⁦⁩ on an informative and highly visible article for the public. Getting this message out is so important right now so that the way is paved for vaccine uptake. Thank you!
Akiko and Ruslan's fantastic Op-Ed in the New York Times!!! and , I am so proud of you and so happy of being your friend!
Thanks to , , and NYT for outstanding public science on vaccines and the immune system. Strengths: - a model with just a few moving parts - memorable examples (measles, HPV) - tone that is reasuring but not preachy
"That antibodies decrease once an infection recedes isn’t a sign that they are failing: It’s a normal step in the usual course of an immune response," write & (via )
Scientists should be invited to write opinions much more often. Bravo to and for informing and appeasing the public with this very clear, beautifully written piece+thank you for representing immunologists worldwide.
This is a must read and another brilliant immunology primer by and
Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be
Many thanks to and faculty Akiko Iwasaki and Ruslan Medzhitov for their op-ed offering insights on the immune response to COVID-19.
A beautifully written op-ed by ⁦⁩ and ⁦⁩ that explains how a #COVID19 vaccine can confer immunity in a clear and digestible manner. A great read for non-immunologists! 🦠
Scared That #Covid19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be. Dropping antibody counts aren’t a sign that our immune system is failing against the #coronavirus, nor an omen that we can’t develop a viable vaccine, by via
When governments fail - scientists come to the rescue! And in this case two of my favorite immunologists #MustRead #COVID19 #VaccinesWork
Really important and timely op-ed from two legends (and great teachers) of the Yale IBIO department.
Thank you ⁦⁩ People ask me about this daily. Now I can refer them to your very clear oped.
Great article for the general public by two of the best immunologists I know. via
Great Op-Ed in by two of immunology's best - Akiko Iwasaki and Ruslan Medzhitov - on the encouraging prospects for a #Covid vaccine.
This immunology piece pairs very well with this recent NYT op/ed by card-carrying immunologists and ...
At the end of the day we have only one system we can trust, our immune system. Beautiful immunology 101 here || Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be - The New York Times
מאמר מעודד בהקשר שנצליח לפתח חיסון לקורונה למרות הדיווחים על כך שרמת הנוגדנים אצל מחלימים מקורונה יורדת. חיסון עובד אחרת ויכול להיות אפילו יותר יעיל מנוגדנים שמחלימים מפתחים לבד
Opinion | Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be - The New York Times
Very clear opinion article about Covid-19 Immunity, by two great scientists and . Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be
excellent explainer on how to think about vaccines
Great article by two giants in immunology. Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be
Spot on! And a great read if you want to learn some basic immunology! Thank you and
Great explanation of the differences between innate and vaccine-induced immunity. The remarkable progress in developing vaccine candidates has to be matched by efficient and equitable distribution when the time comes.
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Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be: Dropping antibody counts aren’t a sign that our immune system is failing against the coronavirus, nor an omen that we can’t develop a viable vaccine via &
Nice review of the Immunobiology of COVID vaccines & how they can create long term immunity by ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ via ⁦
An excellent review of what we know about the immune system and immune responses. Although we don’t yet know what the immunity status of recovered COVID patients are, it is good to remember what we do know about our immune systems is encouraging here
"Dropping antibody counts aren’t a sign that our immune system is failing against the coronavirus, nor an omen that we can’t develop a viable vaccine."
Great summary of immunity vis-a-vis vaccines in . Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be
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Opinion | Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be - The New York Times
Helpful Primer on how immunity works and when it doesn’t. Not just opinion— educated analysis. #Epidemiology4ThePeople Thanks! via
#scicomm at its best: “Do not be alarmed by reports about Covid-19 patients’ dropping antibody counts; those are irrelevant to the prospects of finding a viable vaccine.” Thanks for this powerful op-Ed.
That antibodies decrease once an infection recedes is normal step in the course of an immune response. Memory T cells and B cells keep the monsters away
“Dropping antibody counts aren’t a sign that our immune system is failing against the coronavirus, nor an omen that we can’t develop a viable vaccine”
Scared That Covid-19 Immunity Won’t Last? Don’t Be