Internal viral protein antibody profiles predict severe COVID-19 outcomes

Most research on immunity to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the development of the COVID-19 vaccine has focused on antibody responses to the spike protein and other viral surface proteins. But antibodies that recognize the virus’s internal proteins could also be important for immunity and disease outcomes, according to a new study by researchers at the … Read more

Associations between maternal COVID-19 vaccination and hospitalization among children

In a recent study published in The New England Journal of MedicineResearchers evaluated the efficacy of maternal messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccinations during pregnancy versus hospitalization for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in infants aged

Stanford Medicine launches a diagnostic test for monkeypox

Stanford Medicine’s Clinical Virology Laboratory today launched a diagnostic test for monkeypox virus that has been identified in 42 countries and several states in the United States, including California. The test will speed up accurate diagnoses and inform public health efforts to stop the spread of the virus. Stanford Medicine is among the first academic … Read more