The Latest Science on Your Immune System and the Coronavirus

Some data suggests that the antibodies to Covid-19 could wane over time. Thankfully, there’s more to immunity than just antibodies, as Dana Smith reports in Elemental:

Antibodies aren’t the only tools the immune system has to fight repeat invaders. Several recent studies have shown that in addition to antibodies, people also develop virus-specific T cells. These immune cells are an important component of long-term immunity, and in some cases they’re detectable in the body many years after antibodies dissipate. But because…

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