Tagged With Immunity

How to boost your immune system in weeks and maintain it long-term


How AstraZeneca and Oxford blew their vaccine moment


Coronavirus immunity lasts at least 8 months after infection, and perhaps even years, new research shows



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


Coronavirus vaccine research and distribution plans overlook an important, growing group: People who already got sick


Kids may produce a weaker antibody response to the coronavirus than adults do — which could explain why their infections are milder



WHO warns that getting COVID-19 under control may require tougher lockdowns and 'sacrifice for many, many people,' as cases surge across US and Europe


Herd immunity approach to COVID-19 is 'unethical,' the WHO says, just as the White House embraces the strategy


Trump claims he is now immune to the coronavirus and has 'a protective glow' — but the science is not that simple


6 vaccine experts told us how they will decide whether to get a coronavirus shot


Forget vitamins: Fauci says the 3 best things 'to keep your immune system working optimally' cost nothing


Men may have a slower immune response to the coronavirus than women, and that could explain their higher mortality rates



Women develop a more robust T-cell immune response against the coronavirus than men do, a new study shows


2 more people have been reinfected with the coronavirus, European scientists say, a day after the first confirmed reinfection in Hong Kong


A 33-year-old man is confirmed as the first case of coronavirus reinfection after he travelled from Hong Kong to Spain — but experts say it's no cause for panic


We now have the best evidence yet that everyone develops long-term coronavirus immunity after infection — and it's not just about antibodies



CDC clarifies that science does not imply people are immune to coronavirus in the 3 months after infection


COVID-19 is engulfing prisons like San Quentin and it shows how letting the virus spread unchecked may only accelerate the death count and prolong the illness for those who manage to survive it


Common colds may have left some people's immune systems with a leg up in fighting the new coronavirus


Don't panic about waning coronavirus immunity: Your T cells go to bat when antibodies disappear