Antibodies

Will a coronavirus vaccine be a ‘cure’ for the pandemic?

The answer to this is more complicated than one might think and centers around the question of the strength and longevity of the immune response.

How many Israelis contracted coronavirus and don't know about it?

According to the research that tested over 70,000 people in Israel's four major health funds, the percentage of infected people in Israel is somewhere between one and three percent of the population.

By MAARIV ONLINE
23/07/2020
Bottles labeled "Vaccine" stand near medical syringe in front of "Coronavirus COVID-19" display
Israel looking to acquire COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca

The vaccine stands out because recent results show that it's effective with treating healthy patients and offers "double layered," long-term protection against the virus.

TESTING FOR coronavirus at a Leumit Health Fund lab in Or Yehuda.
Coronavirus: Antibodies don't indicate immunity

“Antibodies don’t mean you have immunity. [A test] doesn’t say if you have enough of the right number of antibodies or how long they live."

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
11/06/2020
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