Inducing a complete immune response may be required for a vaccine to prove successful. Photo: AFPInducing a complete immune response may be required for a vaccine to prove successful. Photo: AFP
Inducing a complete immune response may be required for a vaccine to prove successful. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus immunity short-lived if you had mild or no symptoms, study finds

  • Cells responsible for lasting ability to fight the virus were not found in those patients, Chinese scientists say
  • Absence of the cells casts doubt on patients’ ability to produce the complete immune response needed for a vaccine to work

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Inducing a complete immune response may be required for a vaccine to prove successful. Photo: AFPInducing a complete immune response may be required for a vaccine to prove successful. Photo: AFP
Inducing a complete immune response may be required for a vaccine to prove successful. Photo: AFP
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