Covid-19 reinfection unlikely for at least 6 months after contracting the virus - new study

11 days ago   |   By RT

A University of Oxford study has found that people who contracted Covid-19 had antibodies for at least six months, meaning the chance of reinfection within that time frame is extremely unlikely.
The paper, released on Thursday, is yet to be peer-reviewed but was published on the MedRxiv website.
Part of collaboration between the University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, it is the first large scale study to investigate Covid-19 reinfection.
It monitored more than 12,000 healthcare workers employed at OUH and found that the chance of infection was hugely...
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People who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least 6 months, a new Oxford University study of more than 12,000 people suggests

People who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least 6 months, a new Oxford University study of more than 12,000 people suggests

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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People who have caught COVID-19 and have antibodies are unlikely to get reinfected for at least six months, according to the results of a University of Oxford study published Friday.
As part of the study , which has not yet been peer-reviewed by other scientists, 12,219 frontline healthcare workers at high risk of COVID-19 were tested for antibodies and examined over a 30-week period between April and November.
"Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection that generated antibody responses offered protection from reinfection for most people in the six months following infection," the...
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