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Off balance: Interferons in COVID-19 lung infections

Interferons are innate and adaptive cytokines involved in many biological responses, in particular, viral infections. With the final response the result of the balance of the different types of Interferons. Cytokine storms are physiological reactions observed in humans and animals in which the innate immune system causes an uncontrolled and […]

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Association Between mRNA Vaccination and COVID-19 Hospitalization and Disease Severity

Key Points Question  Does prior COVID-19 vaccination reduce hospitalizations for COVID-19, and among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, does prior vaccination reduce disease severity? Findings  In a case-control study that included 4513 hospitalized adults in 18 US states, hospitalization for a COVID-19 diagnosis compared with an alternative diagnosis was associated with an adjusted […]

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Reporte COVID-19 17 marzo

A pesar de que en los últimos tres días se han registrados aparentes descensos, el número de casos vuelve al nivel en el que se encontraba hace algunos días. El promedio de 7 días ayuda a nivelar un poco esos artefactos producido por reportes tardíos e indica que aunque hay […]

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