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Beating Covid ‘as good as’ getting vaccine but immunity to virus may not last, warns Govt scientist

By   /  January 14, 2021  /  Comments Off on Beating Covid ‘as good as’ getting vaccine but immunity to virus may not last, warns Govt scientist

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CONTRACTING coronavirus gives “at least as good” an immune defence agasints future infections as a vaccine, a study has claimed.

Prior illness provided about 8 per cent protection against asymptomatic and symptomatic reinfection, according to the most comphrensive study into reinfection rates.

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The findings of the study suggested that herd immnity could be slowing the pandemicCredit: PA:Press Association
Boris Johnson reached his pledge to have 200,000 jabs in a day two days early

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Boris Johnson reached his pledge to have 200,000 jabs in a day two days earlyCredit: PA:Press Association

Researchers followed thousands of people who contracted Covid-19 in the spring.

Even though they found that a small number of people in the group did get…



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