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Pre-existing antibodies may protect some people against novel coronavirus
Dais Newsfeed | 08/11/2020 09:25 AM | Click to read full article
Scientists have found that some antibodies, created by the immune system during infection with common cold coronaviruses, can also target the Covid-19 causing SARS-CoV-2, and may confer a degree of protection against the new virus.
Scientists found that some people, notably children, have antibodies reactive to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in their blood, despite not ever having being infected with the virus.