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Immunity to COVID-19 may wane just two to three months after infection, study suggests

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    moocow1452
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    My brother had Covid and recovered about a month ago with no symptoms, but got a brain poke two days ago that said he still had it. Couple that with a cycling immunity nonsense and this could be a...

    My brother had Covid and recovered about a month ago with no symptoms, but got a brain poke two days ago that said he still had it. Couple that with a cycling immunity nonsense and this could be a real mess.

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      emdash
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      Possibly! But there's also reports that indicate the COVID-19 swab test is very capable of generating false positives too, especially if you've already had the virus. It's sensitive enough to pick...

      Possibly! But there's also reports that indicate the COVID-19 swab test is very capable of generating false positives too, especially if you've already had the virus. It's sensitive enough to pick up dead viral fragments from a previous infection. This has been the source of many announced "cases" here in New Zealand.

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      1. moocow1452
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        That is very good to know, especially since his GP was insistent that false positives were not a thing.

        That is very good to know, especially since his GP was insistent that false positives were not a thing.

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  2. grungegun
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    One of the comments notes that this research was only testing for a particular type of immune response: the Y shaped proteins mentioned. Other possibilities could still be going strong for all we...

    One of the comments notes that this research was only testing for a particular type of immune response: the Y shaped proteins mentioned. Other possibilities could still be going strong for all we know.