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Protective antibodies fall 'quite rapidly' after coronavirus infection, finds study by Imperial College London
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Protective antibodies fall 'quite rapidly' after coronavirus infection, finds study by Imperial College London

The study, which tested more than 3,65,000 people in England, noted a downward trend in antibodies in all areas and age groups, but not in health workers, which the authors say could indicate repeated or higher initial exposure to the virus

COVID-19 immunity: 15% immune instead of expected 40% in Sweden; what immunological dark matter means and more
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COVID-19 immunity: 15% immune instead of expected 40% in Sweden; what immunological dark matter means and more

Sweden had more confirmed COVID-19 cases and fatalities than other Scandinavian countries, which implemented lockdown in March

Antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients show powerful protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection
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Antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients show powerful protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Developing a treatment or vaccine for severe COVID-19 is currently the world's top public health priority.

When can India expect to achieve herd immunity?
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When can India expect to achieve herd immunity?

It would take about 5 months for the US, 22 months for the UK and about a year for Italy to develop herd immunity without burdening the ICUs.

Coronavirus infection: How long do COVID-19 patients remain infectious?
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Coronavirus infection: How long do COVID-19 patients remain infectious?

Research suggests patients became infectious 2 days before symptom onset and can only spread the infection for up to 7-10 days after showing the symptoms.

Do those who get COVID-19 become immune to it after recovery?
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Do those who get COVID-19 become immune to it after recovery?

The evidence we have for the number of recoveries so far is encouraging - close to 110,000 have recovered and not faced complications since.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Could blood groups and their antibodies affect one's immunity to SARS-CoV2?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Could blood groups and their antibodies affect one's immunity to SARS-CoV2?

Blood types and naturally occurring antibodies could influence the spread or severity of infection.