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Can COVID infection give more immunity than vaccines? Maybe

Firstpost | 09/09/2021 09:49 PM | Click to read full article

First, the possibility that a COVID infection leads to longer-lived immunity than vaccination is not far-fetched. Infection exposes our immune system to several viral proteins, whereas the most commonly used COVID vaccines introduce a single antigen: the spike protein.

This results in a more directed but also a more restricted immune response than after infection.