Tagged as covid-19 immunity

The news is in: We could be looking at a nasty winter. Experts have been working hard to track and predict the impact of this coming winter on COVID-19, and the majority of their findings paint an alarming picture. Johns Hopkins Research- will soon be publishing the latest on the pandemic, which predicts some devastating changes up ahead. Here’s what we know so far. What the Research Says About COVID-19...
October 26, 2020
Pharmaceutical companies have been scrambling to find a weapon against COVID-19 because it's -just plain terrifying. Recent reports on long-term immunity to COVID-19 have -been discouraging-, with studies showing antibody levels usually declining within months of the infection clearing and most recently some reinfections happening. But there’s no need to give up -all- hope yet; the news might not be...
October 20, 2020
The COVID-19 battle rages on, and with no end in sight. Numbers continue rising and many people are looking toward herd immunity as our last hope. Could the masses of infections actually benefit us in the long run? Some researchers are warning us not to hold our collective breath. Studies seem to indicate that a long-term immune response against COVID-19 might not exist, which means reinfection may...
August 26, 2020
More and more people are learning firsthand how devastating COVID-19 can be, and infection rates are showing no signs of letting up. Many of us are doing what we can to protect ourselves and our close family members, but friends are important, and even if we can't exactly protect them, we love them, too. So when this illness hits someone close, but outside our household, it’s only natural to want to...
August 3, 2020
No one can say yet what the future of this pandemic is going to look like, but researchers have their predictions. Of course, it's hard to say while we're still in the throes of the worst pandemic we're likely to see in our lifetimes and the details are still being hammered out. But one of the predictions we're hearing is that COVID-19 is going to become a seasonal illness — eventually. What We Know...
July 9, 2020
Early on in the pandemic, some sources seemed intent on sowing confusion over best practices. What their motivation was, one can only guess, but the result is that some people are still confused and feeling as though there's been a "back and forth" approach when the reality is that the experts have been aligned from the beginning and one thing is clear: mask use will help control the spread of the...
June 30, 2020
In early April, a report surfaced from South Korea that health officials there saw positive test results from -nearly 100- patients who had previously recovered from COVID-19 and had tested negative. Were these patients reinfected? Was this a relapse or a reactivation of the virus? Could faulty testing be to blame? Scientists and doctors all over the world began investigating. Some Test Positive for...
June 3, 2020