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Long-term COVID-19 immunity “a reality” say researchers

Written by Tristan Free (Digital Editor)

COVID-19 Immunity

The question of COVID-19 immunity is on everyone’s lips. The answer could make or break vaccine hopes and make a huge impact on the response of governments to the pandemic. Without a clear understanding of the nature and longevity of the immunity acquired following infection with SARS-CoV-2, the viability of vaccines and the possibility of using them to achieve herd immunity, thus nullifying the threat of the virus, is unknown. To remedy this issue, a team of researchers from the University of Arizona Health Sciences (AZ, USA), led by Deepta Bhattacharya and Janko Nikolich-Zugich studied antibody production in almost 6000...

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