Total 7 Posts
How much immunity do we get from a COVID infection? Large study offers new clues5 min read
Previous infection was highly protective against reinfection with alpha, beta and delta variants, but less so against omicron BA.1.
Why a faint line on a COVID-19 test does not necessarily mean that you are no longer infectious3 min read
Rapid antigen and lateral flow tests are powerful tools, and it is important to recognize that even a faint line on a test should be interpreted as a positive result.
How COVID-19 actively suppresses and evades your immune system — Part 17 min read
How the COVID virus works and how it hides from T-cells and Natural Killer immune cells to evade your immune system. How it also flies under the radar to reinfect you, whether you are vaccinated or not.
Things everyone should know about COVID-19 (Part 1: Immune System)8 min read
With poor public health messaging, the general public doesn’t seem to know some important things about how COVID-19 and the immune system actually work.
Wear a mask in public — Successive COVID infections increase health risks, new study5 min read
A new study shows that repeat COVID infections contribute to a significant additional risk of adverse health conditions in multiple organ systems. Long COVID is going to be a defining issue of our times.
Omicron is likely to hit deprived areas the hardest.5 min read
The fact omicron can overcome the wall of protection built up in deprived areas through high levels of prior infection means there is a risk inequalities are going to be repeated in the coming weeks and months.
On the Imperial College study on Omicron severity.7 min read
All suggest that the observed reduction in severity is very likely due to the fact that a much larger proportion of omicron cases are people with prior infection.