Genomics, social media and mobile phone data enable mapping of SARS-CoV-2 lineages to inform health policy in Bangladesh.

Author(s): Cowley LA, Afrad MH, Rahman SIA, Mamun MMA, Chin T, Mahmud A, Rahman MZ, Billah MM, Khan MH, Sultana S, Khondaker T, Baker S, Banik N, Alam AN, Mannoor K, Banu S, Chowdhury A, Flora MS, Thomson NR, Buckee CO, Qadri F, Shirin TJournal: Nat MicrobiolPMID: 34497354 September 2021
Genomics, combined with population mobility data, used to map importation and spatial spread of SARS-CoV-2 in high-income countries has enabled…

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

Author(s): Dagan N, Barda N, Biron-Shental T, Makov-Assif M, Key C, Kohane IS, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Hernández-Díaz S, Reis BY, Balicer RDJournal: Nat MedPMID: 34493859 September 2021
To evaluate the effectiveness of the BNT162b2 messenger RNA vaccine in pregnant women, we conducted an observational cohort study of…

Safety of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine in a Nationwide Setting.

Author(s): Barda N, Dagan N, Ben-Shlomo Y, Kepten E, Waxman J, Ohana R, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Kohane I, Netzer D, Reis BY, Balicer RDJournal: N Engl J MedPMID: 34432976 August 2021
Preapproval trials showed that messenger RNA (mRNA)-based vaccines against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had a good safety…

Vaccine nationalism and the dynamics and control of SARS-CoV-2

Author(s): Wagner CE, Saad-Roy CM, Morris SE, Baker RE, Mina MJ, Farrar J, Holmes EC, Pybus OG, Graham AL, Emanuel EJ, Levin SA, Metcalf CJE, Grenfell BTJournal: SciencePMID: 34404735 August 2021
Vaccines provide powerful tools to mitigate the enormous public health and economic costs that the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic continues to…