Coronavirus: does the common cold protect you from COVID?

Scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology in California showed that infection with common cold coronaviruses can generate an immune response that resembles key pieces of the immune response generated by SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19. This raises the possibility that previous infection with one of the milder coronaviruses could make COVID-19 less severe.

Publisher: The Conversation | Author: Stephen Kissler

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immunity
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-08-11 (Modified: 2021-09-22)

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https://theconversation.com/coronavirus-does-the-common-cold-protect-you-from-covid-144295

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