A New Test May Show Whether Your Immune System Can Neutralize The Coronavirus

Many of us are asking: Have I already been exposed to the coronavirus, and am I immune to further infection?

A fast, easy, and sensitive new antibody test detects the specific biomarkers of long-term immune protection against SARS-CoV-2 that can answer that question.

If Covid is here for the foreseeable future—and the waves of infections from Brazil to the US and India suggest it is—then we’re going to have to find ways to keep the economy safely going despite it.

One way is to try to understand how much of the population is immune to the virus, and how long that immunity lasts. This could help us understand both whether a vaccine might be effective in the long run, and also whether solutions such as immunity passports might be a viable option.

Read more at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johncumbers/2020/07/24/a-new-test-shows-whether-your-immune-system-can-neutralize-the-coronavirus/#2c3e3b883524