Great news! Preliminary results say that the Pfizer vax works great in adolescents! This was to be expected, but this means we are methodically getting closer to being able to vaccinate children.
More and more studies are showing that vaccines reduce asymptomatic infection by a lot — between about 75 and 95%, depending on the study. Note that this is NOT 100%, so y’all should still be careful, but it means you can be less scared.
There is a paper which says that it has found a signature in the blood which can predict who is going to get Long COVID. This is a big deal, not just because it might help identify who is going to get Long COVID, but because it might also give us a clue to the mechanism which causes Long COVID.