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

Fauci calls herd immunity concept for coronavirus ‘total nonsense’

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is criticizing a declaration by a group of scientists that supports the concept of “herd immunity,” which the White House is using to bolster a … Read More

Herd immunity as coronavirus solution ‘simply unethical’: WHO

LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the coronavirus pandemic, dismissing such proposals as … 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

Only 5% of Spain’s population has coronavirus antibodies, despite severe outbreak: study

Results from the final stage of a nationwide antibody study show some 5.2 per cent of Spain’s population has been exposed to the new coronavirus, health officials said on Monday, … Read More

Does letting kids get coronavirus help build immunity among Quebec’s wider society?

The Quebec government has suggested that reopening schools and daycares could be a way to both kick-start its economy and slow the transmission of COVID-19 in the province. Quebec’s public … Read More

Coronavirus: What is herd immunity and what does it mean for COVID-19?

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread in Canada and around the globe, the concept of herd immunity has been put into the spotlight. In Canada, officials have shuttered schools … Read More