COVID Transmissions Glossary

Adaptive immunity

Adjuvant, vaccine

Antigen

Antigenome

Asymptomatic

B cell

Boost or booster dose

Control

Correlate of protection

Ct (“cycle threshold”)

Elimination

Eradication

Extinction

Herd immunity

Innate immunity

Interferon

mRNA

Neutralizing antibody

Phase 3 trials

Placebo

Preclinical

Prime or prime dose

Prognostic biomarker

Reactogenicity

Reproduction number

Seroconversion

Spike glycoprotein (S)

Sterilizing immunity

Subclinical

T cell

Virion

Zoonotic/Zoonosis

Unlisted

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Virologist, author, damn fool. Also found at www.johnskylar.com and www.betterworlds.org. Opinions my own, impressions yours.

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John Skylar, PhD

John Skylar, PhD

Virologist, author, damn fool. Also found at www.johnskylar.com and www.betterworlds.org. Opinions my own, impressions yours.