How Vaccines Might Improve Long Covid

A working hypothesis from an expert immunologist

A female clinical pharmacist with Seattle Indian Health Board (SIHB) administers a shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, to frontline workers at the SIHB on December 21, 2020 in Seattle, Washington.
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To determine which mechanism(s) are responsible for vaccine-mediated improvement in long Covid, we can design a trial in which long haulers are given one of four vaccines.

Immunologist working on viral infectious diseases and vaccines. Professor at Yale. Investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Love teaching and learning.

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