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Jennifer T. Grier

Jennifer T. Grier

Jennifer T. Grier is a clinical assistant professor of immunology at the University of South Carolina.

COMMENTARY

Delta variant makes it even more important to get a COVID-19 vaccine, even if you’ve already had the coronavirus

By: - July 17, 2021

As someone who studies immune responses to respiratory infections, I’ve watched news of the emerging coronavirus variants with concern. I wondered whether vaccination or previous infection would provide protection against SARS-CoV-2 strains, especially the new, highly transmissible delta variant, which has rapidly spread to at least 70 countries. A person can develop immunity – the […]