Covid-19 immunity likely lasts for years

Covid-19 immunity likely lasts for years

January 11, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Covid-19 patients who recovered from the disease still have robust immunity from the coronavirus eight months after infection, according to a new study. The result is an encouraging sign that the authors interpret to mean immunity to the virus probably lasts for many years, and it should alleviate fears that the covid-19 vaccine would require…

Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests

Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests

September 6, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The lowdown: Immunity to covid-19 may be short-lived, according to a new longitudinal study of people who have caught the disease and recovered. The study: Researchers at King’s College London repeatedly tested 96 patients and health-care workers at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust for antibodies between March and June. All the participants were…

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Immunity to covid-19 could disappear in months, a new study suggests

August 7, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The lowdown: Immunity to covid-19 may be short-lived, according to a new longitudinal study of people who have caught the disease and recovered. The study: Researchers at King’s College London repeatedly tested 96 patients and health-care workers at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust for antibodies between March and June. All the participants were…