What to Know About Coronavirus and Antibodies

Here’s the latest

The question everyone is asking: Can you get the coronavirus twice? As with all things related to the pandemic, it’s complicated. But Elemental senior writer Dana Smith dives deep into the issue. Here are a few points from her story to keep in mind.

  • Humans create antibodies to SARS-CoV-2. Most people who have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 create antibodies to it.
  • It’s unknown whether the presence of antibodies guarantees a person is protected from reinfection. In most…

--

--

--

A blog from Medium for Covid-19 news, advice, and commentary.

Recommended from Medium

Why “Died Of” And “Died With” Isn’t Actually A Meaningful Distinction

How Long Do Coronavirus Symptoms Last?

One Doctor’s View from a COVID ward in Mexico

No, These Vaccines Haven’t Been Developed Quickly

The Latest Science on Herd Immunity and Covid-19

Meet the Scientist Running Thousands of Antibody Tests

Why Puzzles Are So Popular Right Now

Here’s What You Should Know About Flying During the Pandemic

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Coronavirus Blog Team

Coronavirus Blog Team

A real-time resource for news, advice, and commentary brought to you by Medium.

More from Medium

Mayfield, KY & Sharon Springs, KS Are Hit By Tornadoes TWICE

Understanding the True Power Behind Meditation

Understanding the True Power Behind Meditation

Book Review #1

The book that introduced me to my True Power