If immunity is short-lived, we will be in an ongoing cycle of endless reinfection.
If you have had COVID-19 already, are you protected from another bout of the illness? And is the presence of antibodies in your blood a guarantee of immunity?
The antibody can be used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
Immunity passports have been touted as a way to reopen the economy. But there are serious concerns they'll create an incentive to intentionally contract the coronavirus.
Nearly two million antibody tests imported into Australia can't be used to diagnose COVID-19. But it's difficult to make an antibody test that is specific and sensitive enough.
A biomedical researcher and pediatrician who works with Kawasaki disease and COVID-19 explains the similarities and differences in the worrisome cases doctors are starting to see.
Cellphone data can show who coronavirus patients interacted with, which can help isolate infected people before they feel ill. But how digital contact tracing is implemented matters.
University of Pittsburgh researchers are developing a vaccine patch for COVID-19 that is as easy to apply as a Band-Aid.