A peaking virus

While it would be unwise to consider SARS-CoV-2 as evolutionarily exhausted, it is beginning to struggle to find new evolutionary improvements.

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vacuna immunitat

Do people who have passed COVID-19 have more immunity than vaccinated people?

If the disease is defeated, immunity is more comprehensive, but less potent. It is therefore recommended that at least one dose of the vaccine be administered to people who have had the disease.

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Vaccination rate

Ferran Martin's scientific cartoon talks about «vaccination rate».

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Lukas souza - Plane Covid 19

A pandemic summer (again)

The author reminds us that we are going into a pandemic summer and the situation will remain for a long time. We must be optimist, but remain cautious.

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June Almeida, virus photographer

We remember June Almeida, the first person to photograph a human coronavirus.

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tuberculosis

Pandemics

On 24 March 1882, Robert Koch announced his discovery of the Mycobacterium that causes tuberculosis.

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vacunació infantil

Why is there no plan at the moment to vaccinate children against COVID-19?

Maria Garcés-Sánchez, specialist in paediatrics and researcher in the Vaccines Area at FISABIO, explains why vaccinating children against COVID-19 is not a priority at the moment.

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virus names

A matter of virus names

The WHO published recommendations on how to name new infectious diseases to avoid stigmatising a country, community, or economic sector.

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Viruses: are they alive?

An analysis of our historical relationship with viruses to understand the reactions to the present pandemic.

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Lock-down astronomy

The street lights prevent us from gazing at their wonders and phenomena of the night sky.

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