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What do we currently know about SARS-CoV-2 re-infection?

Biology/Immunity Infection and Spread

A: So far it seems that short-term re-infection with SARS-CoV-2 is possible, but (hopefully) rare. A key question from the beginning of the pandemic has been what is the duration of immunity for SARS-CoV-2. Viruses like measles can provide lifelong immunity, but immunity to seasonal coronaviruses has generally been short-lived (around 12 months). One challenge

How can I boost my immune system?

Biology/Immunity Staying Safe

A: Today we focus on the importance of sleep health as an evidence-based strategy for improving your immune system during the COVID-19 pandemic. ** Long-term sleep deficiency is associated with a range of co-morbidities (type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia) that put you at higher susceptibility and more severe outcomes of COVID-19. You can reduce

¿Qué es realmente la inmunidad colectiva?

Biology/Immunity Posts en Español

R: El término “inmunidad colectiva” o “inmunidad de rebaño”, es también llamado a veces “inmunidad comunitaria”, y se refiere a una situación en la que muchas personas de una población no son susceptibles a un virus, ya sea porque ya lo han tenido y es poco probable que lo vuelvan a contraer, o porque han