The great immunity debate of vaccines vs infection antibodies

What is the news? Recent studies showed that immunity induced by Pfizer shot waned quickly. This led to comparisons between immunity induced by the vaccine shot and the immunity induced by COVID infection. The comparison between vaccine immunity and infection-induced immunity Doctors say that the immunity induced by the vaccine lasts longer. Doctors also say… Continue reading The great immunity debate of vaccines vs infection antibodies

One vaccine makes more vaccine than another. Does it matter?

What is the news? The researchers are still working to understand how long their protection lasts, and how it differs from one person to another. Getting answers to these questions is a crucial step to determine who will need a booster shot. The studies have found that the Moderna Vs Pfizer vaccines have certain subtle… Continue reading One vaccine makes more vaccine than another. Does it matter?

ILS develops antibodies against Chikungunya infection

The Institute of Life Sciences(ILS) has successfully developed antibodies against the Chikungunya virus(CHIKV) infection. The antibodies were developed following decade-long research on the CHIKV infection at the ILS laboratory. With no prior antibodies reported against CHIKV,the group was the first to develop antibodies against the non-structural proteins – nsP1,nsP3 and nsP4 of CHIKV. This development… Continue reading ILS develops antibodies against Chikungunya infection