How Scientists Can Update Coronavirus Vaccines for Omicron A

By Deborah Fuller, University of Washington If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is sufficiently different from the original variant, it is likely that current vaccines will not be as effective as before. If so, companies will need to update their vaccines to better fight omicron. Deborah Fuller a microbiologist working on mRNA and DNA …

How Many Lives Have The Coronavirus Vaccines Saved? We Used State Data

By Sumedha Gupta, IUPUI CC BY-ND More than 200 million U.S. citizens have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, with the hope that the vaccines will slow transmission and save lives. Researchers know the effectiveness of vaccines large-scale clinical trials, the gold standard for medical research. Studies have shown that vaccines Very effective in preventing …