COVID survivors may have four months of protection

A new study shows that people who survive serious COVID-19 infections have long-lasting immune responses against the virus.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Oct. 8, 2020 ~4 min

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Study suggests how measles wipes out body’s immune memory

A new Harvard study shows measles wipes out 11 percent to 73 percent of antibodies against an array of viruses and bacteria, depleting a child’s previous immunity, which underscores the importance of measles vaccination.

Stephanie Dutchen • harvard
Oct. 31, 2019 ~12 min

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