LA JOLLA—New data suggest that nearly all COVID-19 survivors have the immune cells necessary to fight re-infection. The findings, based
Blood samples from recovered patients suggest a powerful, long-lasting immune response, researchers reported.
Immunity to the novel coronavirus may last eight months or longer, according to a new study authored by respected scientists at leading labs, which found that individuals who recovered from the coronavirus developed “robust” levels of B cells and T cells (necessary for fighting off the virus) and “these cells may persist in the body for a very, very long time.”
San Diego scientists and trial participants are cautiously optimistic after early reports that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective