Morning Jolt: A Look at the Reinfection Rate

On the menu today: unraveling those ominous claims that people can get reinfected with the coronavirus merely weeks or months after they think they've beaten it; the governor of Mississippi explains why he doesn't think "herd immunity" is a realistic option, while some New York neighborhoods offer some eye-popping figures suggesting it may not be that far away; and the media praise the wrong Democratic governors.

What You Need to Know about Reinfection and Your Immune System

Yesterday brought two stories that seemed like just about the worst news we could get in this pandemic. First, the Guardian over in the U.K. reported on a study by King's College London suggesting that after infection, coronavirus patients could lose their built-in immunity to reinfection fairly quickly:

Blood tests revealed that while 60 percent of people marshalled a "potent" antibody response at the height of their battle with the virus, only 17 percent retained the same potency three ...

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A Look at the Reinfection Rate

On the menu today: unraveling those ominous claims that people can get reinfected with the coronavirus merely weeks or months after they think they've beaten it; the governor of Mississippi explains why he doesn't think "herd immunity" is a realistic option, while some New York neighborhoods offer some eye-popping figures suggesting it may not be that far away; and the media praise the wrong Democratic governors.

What You Need to Know about Reinfection and Your Immune System

Yesterday brought two stories that seemed like just about the worst news we could get in this pandemic. First, the Guardian over in the U.K. reported on a study by King's College London suggesting that after infection, coronavirus patients could lose their built-in immunity to reinfection fairly quickly:

Blood tests revealed that while 60 percent of people marshalled a "potent" antibody response at the height of their battle with the virus, only 17 percent retained the same potency three ...   READ MORE

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