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South Africa has extended COVID-19 vaccination to adolescents between 12 and 17 years old. Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images via Getty Images

COVID-19: unpacking South Africa’s plan to vaccinate adolescents

Countries like the United States, Denmark, Germany, Spain and Switzerland have already vaccinated many millions of adolescents and their experience will guide countries that follow suit.
Pregnancy poses significant risks for severe illness or death from COVID-19, for both mother and baby. ArtMarie/E+ via Getty Images

Vaccination against COVID-19 supports a healthy pregnancy by protecting both mother and child – an immunologist explains the maternal immune response

In light of mounting research showing the serious risks of contracting COVID-19 during pregnancy, the CDC is re-upping its urgency that pregnant women get their shots.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, it’s important to understand the evolutionary imperative that viruses have to spread their genetic material. Dazeley/Getty Images

Think like a virus to understand why the pandemic isn’t over yet – and what the US needs to do to help other countries

Viruses want to pass on their genetic material. Recognizing this about SARS-CoV-2 provides insight into how the world is still vulnerable to COVID-19.

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