Vaccines will likely protect against severe disease from Omicron, new lab studies suggest.

At a World Health Organization meeting on Wednesday, scientists offered some encouraging findings about immunity against the fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Several laboratory studies suggest that so-called T cells in vaccinated people can put up a strong defense against the variant, which could help prevent severe disease, hospitalization and death. The findings are…

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New Studies Raise Hopes That Vaccines Prevent Severe Disease From Omicron

A flurry of new laboratory studies indicate that vaccines, and especially booster shots, may offer protection against the worst outcomes from the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant. The highly mutated virus, however, will still cause many breakthrough infections in vaccinated people and in those who have been infected with older versions of the virus, according to…

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Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas

Christmas Eve dinner can vary depending on how you celebrate, but the meal should always satisfy and delight. Whether you abstain from meat and dairy, feast on seven fishes or roast pork to get in the Christmas spirit, New York Times Cooking has plenty of recipes to help you usher in the holiday. On the…

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