How Long Will Immunity To The Coronavirus Last?
So many people are counting on a vaccine to help end the coronavirus pandemic that any hint of bad news gets a lot of attention. That's proving to be the case for a series of studies examining how long antibodies persist in people who have been infected with the coronavirus.
Antibodies help ward off infections. In some diseases, they can prevent re-infection, though scientists can't say for sure if that'strue for the coronavirus. And it's also not clear how long antibodies linger.