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Malaria research holds lessons for childhood COVID vaccination

5 mins | Feb 16, 2022
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Can the rebound effect help us protect young children from COVID-19? As we're beginning to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, the debate around vaccinating very young children still rages on. Unfortunately, our knowledge of how babies build immunity in our pathogen-rich world is sketchy at best. However, Anjana Ahuja explains that a 2022 study determining the widely believed hypothesis of the rebound effect is a myth, could help us strike a balance between protecting children from a severe disease while allowing immunity-inducing, low-level exposure.
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