T-Cell Responses Hold Up Against SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Study Finds

There is remarkable news regarding the immune response to SARS-CoV-2. It is clear now that the virus mutates to evade the neutralizing antibody responses. There are new results that suggest that is not the whole story. When it comes to another arm of immunity, T-cell immunity, high response to one form of the virus means high response to them all. Here we will review what that might mean for the future of Covid-19.

In the months since SARS-CoV-2 variants came to the forefront of Covid-19 discussion, the average person is left with a number of questions. Will the vaccine my grandmother just received protect her from emerging strains? What about my previous infection during the summer? How long might that protection last?

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