Delta variant makes it even more important to get a COVID-19 vaccine, even if you've already had the coronavirus

COVID-19 vaccination produces a more consistent immune response than a past infection. With the delta variant, the difference in protection may be even greater.

Jennifer T. Grier, Clinical Assistant Professor of Immunology, University of South Carolina • conversation
July 13, 2021 ~8 min

Cloth masks do protect the wearer – breathing in less coronavirus means you get less sick

In places where everyone wears a mask, cases of COVID-19 seem to be less severe. Evidence from labs and outbreaks suggests that masks protect not only others, but the person wearing the mask, too.

Monica Gandhi, Professor of Medicine, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, University of California, San Francisco • conversation
Aug. 19, 2020 ~8 min