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 Today’s Covid vaccines are based on eliciting antibodies, proteins that circulate in the blood and bind to the virus. Johns Hopkins infectious disease expert Anna Durbin says trying to find the right antibody to cover all of the Covid variants …

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Mid-pandemic, studies suggested that a single vaccine known as a pan vaccine would soon be developed that would cover all the variants of Covid-19. Clearly that hasn’t happened yet, and Anna Durbin, an infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins, says …

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In this podcast, Nursing Inquiry Coordinator, Nadine Rosenblum, and Evidence-based Practice Coordinator, Madeleine Whalen, continue their series on the Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Tools with the Question Development Tool – or Appendix B. They discuss the importance of defining an EBP problem …

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Covid has taken us on a wild ride, throwing out new variants with dizzying regularity. Now officials are recommending the new bivalent vaccines to shore up our immunity against currently circulating strains of Covid. Anna Durbin, an infectious disease expert …

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You may have already had two Covid vaccines plus boosters, and now are not feeling much urgency to get a new bivalent vaccine. Anna Durbin, an infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins, says the genetics of today’s circulating strains are …

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Climate change is helping diseases like malaria and dengue fever, usually associated with warmer climates, spread further around the globe. Such dynamics may render a new vaccine against malaria, even though it only prevents a minority of infections, very important. …

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Trying to understand vaccine hesitancy looms large as many infectious disease experts fear a fall surge of Covid. Anna Durbin, an infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins, says a look at what happened with the early Covid vaccines is informative. …

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