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More vaccines have protected monkeys against covid-19, suggesting they might work in people

by Antonio Regalado

Studies on macaques suggest that infection with the coronavirus grants some immunity to catching it again—and that vaccines also seem to offer some protection.

The questions: Does getting infected by the coronavirus make you immune? And can a vaccine do the same job? In two studies published today in Science, a group led by researchers at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is answering those questions using monkeys called macaques.

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