Akiko Iwasaki

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A representation of SARS-CoV-2 on display at Oxford University Museum in the UK.

The pandemic is leaving in its wake perhaps millions of patients struggling with long-Covid, a debilitating illness marked by fatigue, malaise after a(...)

The study did not consider the coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson, but one of the researchers said he expected the immune response to be less durable than that produced by mRNA vaccines. File photograph: Saul Martinez/The New York Times

The vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna set off a persistent immune reaction in the body that may protect against the coronavirus for years, (...)

Judy Dodd, an actor, director and teacher in New York, noticed a marked  improvement in her long-Covid symptoms four days after receiving her second vaccine dose. Photograph: Nancy Borowick/The New York Times

Judy Dodd began struggling with symptoms of long Covid last spring: shortness of breath, headaches, exhaustion. Then she got the vaccine. After her f(...)

A photo provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a colorised transmission electron microscope image of coronavirus. Photograph: NIAID via The New York Times

Scientists are beginning to untangle one of the most complex biological mysteries of the coronavirus pandemic: Why do some people get severely sick, w(...)