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11 March 2022: 11 new reviews

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11 March 2022

We’re back! We have 11 new article reviews across three journals today: Diagnosis and Vaccine Development, Pathogenesis, and Treatment. Check out the details below and as always check our social media @rmc_covidjournal on Instagram for recent posts about topics in vaccine development and pathogenesis. Stay safe!

Vaccine Development

  • SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Response to 2 or 3 Doses of the BNT162b2 Vaccine in Patients Treated With Anticancer Agents (Review by Natalie Maltby, MS2)

  • Protection against Covid-19 by BNT162b2 Booster across Age Groups (Review by Alex Hodakowski, MS2)

  • Duration of Protection against Mild and Severe Disease by Covid-19 Vaccines (Review by Natalie Maltby, MS2)

  • BNT162b2 Vaccine Booster and Mortality Due to Covid-19 (Review by Carter Do, MS2)

  • Antiboy Titers Before and After a Third Dose of the SARS-CoV-2 BNT 162b2 Vaccine in Adults ≥ 60 Years (Review by Chris Szewcyk, MS2)

  • Vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 Infection with the Omicron or Delta variants following a two-dose or booster BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 vaccination series: A Danish Cohort Study (Review by Timothy Kuzel, MS3)


  • Covid-19: Pfizer’s paxlovid is 89% effective in patients at risk of serious illness, company reports (Review by Robert Roth, MS2)

  • Molnupiravir for Oral Treatment of Covid-19 in Nonhospitalized Patients (Review by Natalie Maltby, MS2)

  • Early Remdesivir to Prevent Progression to Severe COVID-19 in Outpatients (Review by Melissa Porterhouse, MS2)


  • Risk factors and abnormal cerebrospinal fluid associate with cognitive symptoms after mild COVID-19 (Review by Katie Sinchek, MS3)


  • Effect of Covid-19 Vaccination on Transmission of Alpha and Delta Variants (Review by Sonia Mehra, MS3)

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