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Giroir calls for kids to return to school, predicts 'more herd immunity' by summer

Giroir: Americans can expect ‘more normal’ conditions by summer Former Trump White House Coronavirus Task Force member discusses what’s next in pandemic on ‘The Story’ Americans will likely see life begin to return to normal this summer as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline, former Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir told “The […]

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EXPLAINER: How will we know we’ve reached herd immunity?

Health officials around the world are racing to vaccinate enough people to stop the spread of COVID-19, but what qualifies as “enough” is still an open question. The goal is to get to “herd immunity,” which is when enough people have immunity, either from vaccination or a past infection, to stop uncontrolled spread. Herd immunity […]

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Coronavirus to SARS-CoV-2 infection, but not immunity? – Naturopathy Naturopathy Specialist Portal

Corona-infection: do Not automatically immune? According to the Federal centre for health education (BZgA), studies have shown that people develop after arrested by the SARS-CoV-2-infection-specific antibodies. “It is unclear, however, how robust and durable this immune status is established, and whether there may be human-to-human differences,” wrote the BZgA, a few weeks ago. Meanwhile, there […]

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Italy launches antibody tests for virus immunity

Italy began conducting antibody tests in the northern region of Lombardy on Thursday, seeking information about coronavirus immunity to help guide authorities as they reopen the long locked-down country. Lombardy, the region hardest-hit by the coronavirus crisis in Europe’s worst-affected country, is betting that the science about “herd immunity” derived from the blood tests will […]