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Covid-19: Questions about Breakthrough cases and Vaccine-associated enhanced disease (VAED) [closed]

I am trying to research a bit more about covid-19 and would like input from laymen and specialists alike that would perhaps show me what I am missing and/or where I may be wrong in my analysis. Any ...
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(How) does taking all available vaccines contribute to cross- and trained immunity?

Many countries have national vaccination campaigns that consists of vaccines against several different diseases. I expect that the choice of vaccines that are included in such programs is mainly ...
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Why was the fact that the Fc-part of an antibody is crystallizable important enough that the part was named after it? (Fc =“Fragment crystallizable”)

The typical Y-shape structure of an antibody is often further divided into three parts which correspond to the fragments one obtain when the antibody is digested by the protease papain. Those are: ...
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Do vaccinated people not have zero risk of mortality by Covid 19?

This video by Vox says people who are vaccinated have zero risk of mortality by Covid 19. But NDTV reports (at 00:21 and again at 07:53 in the video) that even fully vaccinated 8 frontline medical ...
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Why don't we have mDNA vaccines?

There are two differences between as vector virus vaccines and mRNA vaccines. One uses Adenovirus and the other uses Nano Lipid Particle(NLP) to deliver the gene material. One has DNA for the ...
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What exactly is the difference between Sputnik V lite and Astrazeneca vaccine?

As far as I know, both Astrazeneca and Sputnik V lite are Vector vaccines using an Adeno virus as a vehicle for the DNA of the spike protein of Covid-19. But Astrazeneca requires two vaccine shots ...
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Under what circumstances are submandibular lymph nodes activated in cases of infection by respiratory viruses?

In reviewing reports concerning symptomology of respiratory viruses, I find that incidence of activation of the submandibular lymph nodes is described as possible or "frequent" but have not ...