This is just one person. Is he the exception? Is he the rule? We don't know yet for sure. But reinfection is definitely possible.
Some people's blood can mount an immune response against SARS-CoV-2, even if those blood samples were taken from before the COVID-19 pandemic started.
It's hard to discuss COVID without referring to white blood cells. Here is a primer on the two you need to know about.
If immunity is short-lived, we will be in an ongoing cycle of endless reinfection.
Our research has found a way of switching immune system cells from attacking to protecting.
Just focusing on spike proteins might not offer the complete immunity.
Immunity to COVID-19 may be complicated. Here are the promises and pitfalls of antibody tests.
The prizes are among the country's most prestigious accolades for science-related achievements. This year marks their 20th anniversary.
The cornerstone of our adaptive immune system is the ability to remember the various infections we have encountered. Quite literally, if it doesn’t kill you, it makes your immune system stronger.
Anyone who's had the flu can attest that it makes them feel horrible. But why? What is going on inside the body that brings such pain and malaise? An immunologist explains.
The gene therapy CTL019 induced complete remission in 90% of patients.
The first experiment to demonstrate that an enriched environment can boost the function of some immune cells.
HIV therapy that enables patients with the virus to live a healthy life is a great success for modern medicine. But what are the challenges to coming up with a complete cure?
If you can't find the specific T cells you need to fight a cancer, make them.
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Scientists in the US have genetically modified the immune cells of 12 HIV positive patients, to make them HIV resistant…
A certain type of immune system cell is necessary for lung transplants to be successful. It was known that memory T cells…
Immune system cells, called T-cells, fight foreign tissue which often results in the rejection of transplanted organs, researchers…
The first ever “atlas” of T cells in the human body has been created, providing a unique view of how the cells function in…