News apps will show Covid immunity, health status

The apps, created by several developers, use existing technology routinely used at concerts and for airline travel. Developers say they are designed to prevent forgeries.Dec. 28, 2020Continue Reading

From immunity and sustainability to plant-based and clean label: Top trends out in force at Fi Europe CONNECT 2020

Fi Europe CONNECT 2020 will bring together European food and ingredient innovators through a digital platform that will include more than 300 exhibitors, 100-plus on-demand sessions, and 16 expert sessions.The COVID-19 pandemic means this year’s event isn’t taking place in the usual vast, crowded trade halls. However, Informa, Fi Europe’s organiser, still expects to draw…Continue Reading

COVID-19 herd immunity strategy fits Donald Trump’s failures in coronavirus war

OPINIONThe Editorial Board, USA TODAY Published 8:09 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2020 | Updated 8:30 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2020Our View: ‘Focused protection’ by three scientists’ Great Barrington Declaration offers president a convenient solution.A White House struggling to show competence as a pandemic surges in the midst of a reelection campaign has been offered a…Continue Reading

Immunity fears as man, 25, catches Covid twice ending up in hospital second time

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailHopes catching coronavirus leaves most immune were dealt a blow…Continue Reading

Herd Immunity a ‘Dangerous Fallacy,’ Lancet Open Letter Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The scientific outcry over a proposal to use herd immunity to blunt the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow. Today, an open letter signed by more than 80 biomedical experts states that the “renewed interest in a so-called herd immunity approach” is…Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Immunity to Covid-19 can vanish in months, study suggests

Coronavirus patients could lose immunity to the disease, new research suggests, indicating the virus which causes Covid-19 could continue to reinfect those who have had it in the past much like the common cold. A UK study found that 60 per cent of people retained the “potent” level of antibodies required to resist future infections…Continue Reading

Coronavirus immunity might be even higher than tests show

Immunity to the coronavirus might be even higher than we thought, a new study indicates. COVID-19 survivors who have low antibody counts could still mount an active immunity against the novel coronavirus. The researchers found two people who had COVID-19-specific T-cells that can identify and kill the virus for every person who developed antibodies that…Continue Reading