COVID-19

While the federal government has spent billions in an unprecedented effort to fast-track a vaccine that could be approved in just a few months, the rollout will be fraught with moral, ethical and political issues. Who gets it first? Who wants it? And who doesn’t? In this Q&A, UW-Madison's Dr. Jonathan Temte discusses these issues and more....

Much of the study on the immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has focused on the production of antibodies. But, in fact, immune cells known as memory T cells also play an important role in the ability of our immune systems to protect us against many viral infections, including—it now appears—COVID-19....