Antibodies in COVID-Recovered Patients Last Only 2-3 Months
People who have recovered from Covid-19 may have antibodies only for two to three months, said a study published Thursday in Nature Medicine. However, the conclusions might not necessarily mean that a recovered person can get reinfected, stated the authors. The limited findings offer clues to one of the biggest questions about Covid recovery, vaccination, and serological surveys.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected most aspects of daily life both in the U.S. and around the world. According to the Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), the U.S. alone has seen over 3,952,273 cases of COVID-19, along with over 142,000 deaths since...
Test monkeys infected with the novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic were protected from reinfection for up to 28 days later.
As states enacted stay-at-home advisories or orders, businesses and workers deemed essential were universally excepted from these rules or recommendations. Yet these orders contained no guidance on how to protect essential workers who are at increased risk for poor outcomes because of advanced age or chronic conditions.