COVID Survivors Stay Immune for at Least a Year

Once the coronavirus enters the body, the immune system springs into action, producing antibodies that bind to and neutralize the virus. This immune protection has “memory” so the next time the body encounters the same pathogen, it can identify it quickly and shield against reinfection.

Previous studies had sparked a debate about just how long this sustained immune protection…

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