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COVID-19 immunity study

A nationwide effort led by Public Health England (PHE) to find out whether people who had COVID-19 can get infected again has now recruited 10,000 health workers from across the NHS.

PHE’s ‘SIREN’ (SARS-CoV-2 Immunity & REinfection EvaluatioN) study is exploring whether specific COVID-19 antibodies provide immunity.  Scientists do not yet know if people who have been infected in the past are protected from becoming sick again, or how long any protection lasts. More…..