Tag: <span>antibodies</span>

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WHO does not endorse an immunity passport

The scientific evidence gathered so far does not provide certainty that a person who has contracted the coronavirus, has recovered, and has generated antibodies is protected against a second infection, leaving behind the idea of an immunity passport, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This is WHO’s reaction to claims by some governments that...

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Antibody tests find little immunity against COVID-19

The first studies carried out in the world to evaluate what part of the population has antibodies against the COVID-19 coronavirus have detected less immunity than expected, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. If this still preliminary result is confirmed in other studies that are currently underway, it would remove the prospect that the...

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Children are not immune to COVID-19

So far, the narrative has been that while the coronavirus may cause severe, or even fatal, disease in the elderly, the outcomes for children are reassuring. Nevertheless, there have been a few concerning reports of young people being seriously affected by the virus. Just as with adults, children exposed to the coronavirus can be infected...