Can This Houston-Born COVID Vaccine Save the Developing World?

Can This Houston-Born COVID Vaccine Save the Developing World?

Baylor COVID-19 vaccineWhen 92 guests gathered for a recent Houston wedding, they thought they were doing everything right. The happy couple had required all who wished to attend to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Those arriving from overseas had tested negative before boarding their international flights. The wedding took place outdoors, where transmission of the novel coronavirus is far less likely. And 92 guests isn’t exactly huge, in wedding terms. Yet within a week, six of those guests—two vaccinated with Pfizer, two vaccinated with Moderna, and two, from India, vaccinated with Covaxin—tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. A month later, one of them was dead. Until recently, COVID-19 infections had been steadily decreasing in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S. But Delta, the most contagious variant of the…View Original Post

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