T cells were found to be more abundant in patients who had recently recovered from Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock

T cells found in healthy people before pandemic may help fight coronavirus, study says

  • US researchers find helper and killer immune cells that can target the virus in samples from volunteers taken from 2015 to 2018
  • They are likely to have had mild flu-like symptoms in the past caused by other strains, according to the scientists
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
T cells were found to be more abundant in patients who had recently recovered from Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
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