A woman receives a Covid-19 test. Scientists say they have a lot to learn about coronavirus immunity and how long people will be protected for. Photo: AP A woman receives a Covid-19 test. Scientists say they have a lot to learn about coronavirus immunity and how long people will be protected for. Photo: AP
A woman receives a Covid-19 test. Scientists say they have a lot to learn about coronavirus immunity and how long people will be protected for. Photo: AP

Coronavirus immunity – who has it? Scientists still not sure, even as lockdowns are eased worldwide

  • Emerging evidence on coronavirus immunity described by Dr Anthony Fauci as ‘confusing’, ‘perplexing’ and ‘a bit unusual’
  • Scientists think Covid-19 infection creates antibodies against reinfection, but don’t know if their level and potency are same for mild and severe infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman receives a Covid-19 test. Scientists say they have a lot to learn about coronavirus immunity and how long people will be protected for. Photo: AP A woman receives a Covid-19 test. Scientists say they have a lot to learn about coronavirus immunity and how long people will be protected for. Photo: AP
A woman receives a Covid-19 test. Scientists say they have a lot to learn about coronavirus immunity and how long people will be protected for. Photo: AP
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