(Allie Caren, Sarah Hashemi/The Washington Post)
Up next in Health and Science
promo
3:04
Coronavirus vaccines for kids under 5: What to know
1 week ago
promo
3:10
Masking is no longer required on planes. Should you do it anyway?
April 19, 2022
promo
2:55
What to expect from the BA.2 'stealth' omicron variant
March 26, 2022
promo
2:33
Your N95 mask questions, answered
February 2, 2022
Health and Science

What it means to be immunocompromised during the coronavirus outbreak

March 26, 2020 | 4:10 PM GMT
People with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. Northwestern University's Melinda Ring explains how not all immune systems are created equal – and how that puts some people at risk.