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Why do children have less severe COVID-19 than adults?

Biology/Immunity Families/Kids Vaccines

A: A better innate immune response may explain milder COVID-19 disease in kids, but they still CAN and DO get infected and transmit SARS-CoV-2, especially the more transmissible Delta variant. 👉🏽 TL;DR. Children have fewer ACE2 receptors, a more robust innate immune system, and produce more anti-viral proteins (like type 1 interferons) than adults. These

WHAT the heck is going on with booster shots?!

Vaccines

A: Booster doses are coming soon for older adults in the U.S. and U.K who are 6 months past their 2nd dose. If you’re having a hard time keeping up with the data and discussion around 3rd doses or booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines, you’re not alone! (And what’s the differences between a booster