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Covid-19 immunity from antibodies may last only months, UK study suggests

Covid-19 immunity from antibodies may last only months, UK study suggests

After people are infected with the novel coronavirus, their natural immunity to the virus could decline within months, a new pre-print paper suggests. The paper, released on the medical server medrxiv.org on Saturday and not yet published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, suggests that antibody responses may start to decline 20 to 30 days after…MORE

Prepare now for a winter Covid-19 peak, warns UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences

Prepare now for a winter Covid-19 peak, warns UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences

Health care systems in many places struggle in winter. Conditions such as asthma, heart attacks and stroke tend to worsen in colder temperatures, and some infectious diseases like influenza spread more easily, which means facilities face a greater patient load. This year, the coronavirus pandemic could create the perfect winter storm, and scientists say countries…MORE

Hospitals in Covid-19 hotspots are running out of remdesivir

Hospitals in Covid-19 hotspots are running out of remdesivir

Dr. Eliot Godofsky doesn’t have a single dose of remdesivir for his Covid-19 patients in South Florida. Hundreds of miles away in North Carolina, Dr. Cameron Wolfe has doses he does not need right now. Wolfe would love to share some of his remdesivir with doctors like Godofsky, given that it’s the only drug authorized…MORE

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