“I tested negative for COVID-19 antibodies after the vaccine? Why?”
Our very own Dr. Tammi Shlotzhauer explains why this can happen. Dr. Shlotzhauer is the Assistant Medical Director of Rochester Clinical Research as well as a practicing rheumatologist. She is board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology. By Dr. Tammi Shlotzhauer To understand this, you need to understand a little about immunology, viruses, and vaccines […]Read More
What Does the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Efficacy Data Mean?
With Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine efficacy data released this past week, and the announcement of their submission to the FDA for Emergency Use Authorization, many are left with questions regarding how good this vaccine truly is. In a nutshell, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine candidate was 72% effective in the US and 66% effective […]Read More
What Are mRNA Vaccines?
Overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic has become a worldwide effort to produce effective and safe vaccines as quickly as possible. Some vaccine developers have used messenger RNA (mRNA) technology to do this. Both of the current EAU COVID-19 Vaccines being distributed, Pfizer and Moderna, utilize mRNA technology. While COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are new, they are not […]Read More
Why we need multiple COVID-19 Vaccines.
With the FDA announcing authorization for the emergency use of the Pfizer and the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines, many of us are thinking the battle with COVID-19 is over. Although this has made the light at the end of the tunnel closer and brighter, there is still work to be done to overcome COVID-19. With any […]Read More