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Early evidence suggests Omicron infection could give people 'superimmunity' against future coronavirus variants, but experts warn COVID-19 is still unpredictable

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The combination of vaccination and immunity from natural infection produces strong protection, data suggest.
Most data we have is from the time when Delta was dominant, but emerging evidence suggests the same could be true for Omicron.
Exposure to Omicron and other variants may diversify the immune response to any strain of the virus.
As people rack up boosters and breakthroughs, immunity has become a complicated buzzword in our coronavirus vocabulary. "Breakthrough" infections surprised a small portion of the...
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