T-Cells

Total 6 Posts

Coronavirus variants can evade antibodies by spreading via supercells.

4 min read
Scientists have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can evade neutralising antibodies by fusing cells.

How the leading coronavirus vaccines work.

5 min read
Both Moderna and AstraZeneca have used cutting-edge designs to reduce their vaccines' development time. Having a few options could help us roll out some level of protection to all people in every country as soon as possible.

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.

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.

Coronavirus: Could it be burning out after 20% of a population is infected?

5 min read
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?
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