Nov 17, 2020 In the News
Coronavirus Immunity May Last Years, Possibly Even Decades, Study Suggests

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.”

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Oct 28, 2020 In the News
Coronavirus immunity: It’s complicated

The body’s immune system is immensely intricate. A new study released in the UK is causing a stir because of what it says about possible limits to our immunity to COVID-19. Dr. Alessandro Sette talks with The World’s Marco Werman about what the study’s results mean for the possibility of a strong coronavirus vaccine.

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Oct 9, 2020 Immune Matters
The world goes crazy around you

The pace of research for La Jolla Institute for Immunology’s Coronavirus Task Force is intense. Samples come in, data come out. Some labs are running 24-7. LJI scientists have brought us closer to ending the pandemic. They’ve also missed months of family dinners and bedtime stories. Missed sleep. Missed the before days. This is the story—in the researchers’ own words—of how LJI’s dedicated scientists took on COVID-19.

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