Total 6 Posts
Scientists have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can evade neutralising antibodies by fusing cells.
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.
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.
I’m a COVID-19 long-hauler and an epidemiologist – Here’s how it feels when symptoms last for months.5 min read
Margot Gage Witvliet went from being healthy and active to fearing she was dying almost overnight. An epidemiologist, she dug into the research to understand what’s happening to long-haulers like her.
There is speculation about whether a population can achieve some sort of immunity to the virus with as little as 20% infected. What do we really know so far?