How long does coronavirus immunity last? Some studies suggest months

New research is now emerging that suggests a person can have immunity to the new coronavirus as many as eight months after getting infected with the COVID-19 disease. A study … Read More

Trump’s new claims on coronavirus immunity are ‘extremely dangerous,’ experts say

After recovering from a virus that has killed more than 215,000 Americans, U.S. President Donald Trump is now pushing a new message: that he’s become immune to the novel coronavirus, … Read More

Cases of coronavirus reinfection raise concerns over immunity

The case of a man in the United States infected twice with COVID-19 shows there is much yet to learn about immune responses and also raises questions over vaccination, scientists … Read More

Two people in Europe reinfected with coronavirus months after 1st illness

Two European patients are confirmed to have been re-infected with the coronavirus, raising concerns about people’s immunity to the virus as the world struggles to tame the pandemic. The cases, … Read More

1st coronavirus reinfection case reported by researchers in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong man who recovered from COVID-19 was infected again four-and-a-half months later in the first documented instance of human re-infection, researchers at the University of Hong Kong said … Read More

Scientists may have found first human link between antibodies, coronavirus protection

American scientists say they may have found the first evidence of a link in humans between certain antibodies and protection from becoming infected with the coronavirus. The findings — which … Read More

People develop protective antibodies after having COVID-19, but how long do they last?

A month after testing positive for COVID-19, a group of people with mild infections had protective antibodies in their blood, a new study has found. The study, whose findings should … Read More

Researchers expect coronavirus patients will become immune, but more study needed: expert

For those who have already recovered from COVID-19, how long might they be protected from reinfection? That’s the million-dollar question, but there’s hope the virus that causes COVID-19 behaves like … Read More

WHO says ‘no evidence’ that recovered COVID-19 patients cannot be re-infected

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second coronavirus … Read More

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