The underlying cause of Long COVID is still a puzzle

The underlying cause of Long COVID is still a puzzle to researchers. But Akiko Iwasaki, PhD, Sterling Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and co-lead investigator of the Yale RECOVERY and Yale LISTEN studies, has theories. Iwasaki explains that Long COVID is an “umbrella term” and likely has “multiple mechanisms that are not […]

Site of vulnerability on SARS-CoV-2 spike induces broadly protective antibody against antigenically distinct Omicron subvariants

Siriruk Changrob,1 Peter J. Halfmann,2 Hejun Liu,3 Jonathan L. Torres,3 Joshua J.C. McGrath,1 Gabriel Ozorowski,3 Lei Li,1 G. Dewey Wilbanks,1 Makoto Kuroda,2 Tadashi Maemura,2 Min Huang,1 Nai-Ying Zheng,1 Hannah L. Turner,3 Steven A. Erickson,4 Yanbin Fu,1 Atsuhiro Yasuhara,1 Gagandeep Singh,5,6 Brian Monahan,6,7 Jacob Mauldin,6,7 Komal Srivastava,6,7 Viviana Simon,5,6,7,8,9 Florian Krammer,5,6,7 D. Noah Sather,10,11,12 Andrew B. Ward,3 Ian A. Wilson,3,13 Yoshihiro Kawaoka,2,14,15,16 and Patrick C. Wilson1,Published 2023 – 10.1172/JCI166844 Abstract The rapid evolution of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variants […]

The intersection of COVID-19 and autoimmunity

Jason S. Knight,1 Roberto Caricchio,2 Jean-Laurent Casanova,3,4,5,6 Alexis J. Combes,7 Betty Diamond,8 Sharon E. Fox,9,10 David A. Hanauer,11 Judith A. James,12 Yogendra Kanthi,13 Virginia Ladd,14 Puja Mehta,15 Aaron M. Ring,16 Ignacio Sanz,17 Carlo Selmi,18,19 Russell P. Tracy,20 Paul J. Utz,21 Catriona A. Wagner,14 Julia Y. Wang,22 and William J. McCune1,Published October 28, 2021 – Free access | 10.1172/JCI154886 Acute COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, is characterized by diverse clinical presentations, ranging from asymptomatic infection to fatal respiratory […]