Seasonal Coronavirus Protective Immunity is Short-Lasting

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A recent study examined four seasonal human coronaviruses (not SARS CoV-2) to determine the reinfection rate. The study, conducted on healthy individuals over 35 years, found that reinfection with the same seasonal coronavirus occurred frequently at 12 months after infection.

Content Source: Nature Medicine

Content Author: Arthur W. D. Edridge, Joanna Kaczorowska, Alexis C. R. Hoste, Margreet Bakker, Michelle Klein, Katherine Loens, Maarten F. Jebbink, Amy Matser, Cormac M. Kinsella, Paloma Rueda, Margareta Leven, Herman Goossens, Maria Prins, Patricia Sastre, Martin Deijs