B Cells

Total 6 Posts

COVID-19 immunity: How long does it last?

5 min read
Long-term protection will depend on the β€˜memory response’ developed by our immune systems – and the initial signs are promising.

A new study suggests coronavirus antibodies fade over time – But how concerned should we be?

4 min read
Antibody levels naturally fade – the key question is whether infected people sustain adequate levels of T cells and B cells. Right now, we shouldn’t be overly worried. COVID-19 is a giant puzzle we are gradually unlocking.

Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – Why the worry?

4 min read
If antibody levels drop dramatically after an infection, what does that mean for immunity? An expert explains how B and T cells contribute to immunity and why antibodies don’t tell the full story.

Coronavirus: Does the common cold protect you from COVID?

3 min read
Some people who have never had COVID-19 have the antibodies to fight it – possibly from an earlier infection with a different coronavirus.

Three major scientific controversies about coronavirus.

5 min read
Researchers cannot agree on topics such as face mask, immunity, and number of coronavirus infections. A microbiologist explains why.

Coronavirus: B cells and T cells explained.

4 min read
It is hard to discuss COVID-19 without referring to white blood cells. Here is a primer on the two you need to know about.
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