'Fragile and short-lived': experts doubt the reliability of immunity to coronavirus

The British immunologist warned that relying on immunity to COVID-19 as a pandemic strategy is an “unsafe bet," adding that collective immunity strategies "probably will never work," writes CNBC. July 6, Danny Altmann, a professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said ...

Coronavirus immunity passports: why are they needed and how can they harm society

“Immunity Passports” were proposed as one of the ways to restore the economy after the coronavirus pandemic. The presence of so-called immunity passports will depend on the results of a test for antibodies to coronavirus. If you have antibodies to coronavirus, you can be protected from ...

Caviar - a new superfood: why during a pandemic period it is worth eating fish products more often

Sturgeon caviar has been associated with gourmet cuisine and luxury for more than a hundred years, but today this product also won the title of superfood. It turned out that you need to pamper yourself with it not only when you want a tasty meal, but use it on a regular basis to provide ...

Coronavirus antibody test: why do you need to do it

Many people who have had a respiratory illness in recent months but have not done a coronavirus test are wondering if they were infected with it, write CBS. It is known that thousands of people in the United States could get COVID-19 asymptomatically. Now the Americans are wondering if ...

Can COVID-19 be treated by plasma transfusion and how is it obtained

It will take months to develop the COVID-19 vaccine. But theoretically, patients can be treated with the help of a blood transfusion of people who have already recovered, writes Present. In response to bacterial or viral pathogens, b-lymphocytes of a sick person produce antibodies. Among such manufacturers are ...

Factcheck: Can turmeric and hot peppers protect against viral diseases?

Trying to maximize immunity during a pandemic, people began to stock up on healthy foods. The turn came to turmeric and hot pepper when a rumor appeared that they were killing the 2019-nCoV virus. Is this really so, the BBC edition understood. There is an opinion that spicy (for example, ...

16 Signs That Your Immune System Is Not Alright

The immune system is a combination of organs, tissues and cells that protects us from external influences that threaten our health. Thanks to her, we have immunity. This writes Lifehacker. Every day, it saves our lives: it reflects the attacks of viruses and bacteria, it fights ...

They die unexpectedly from coronavirus: doctors are trying to understand why this is happening.

According to doctors, the cause of unexpected deaths may be an overreaction of the immune system to the fight against coronavirus, Voice of America reports. The frightening speed with which the condition worsens in people infected with coronavirus, and completely sudden deaths shock even experienced doctors and nurses who ...

Coronavirus and nutrition: what you need to eat to strengthen immunity and improve health

The coronavirus pandemic, which is gaining momentum in the United States, has forced ever-busy people to slow down their constant rush and think about their health. Strengthening immunity and tips to prevent infection have become key topics in recent weeks. And if everything is quite simple with the second one - wash your hands more often ...

How collective immunity works and whether it will help tame the coronavirus

As the 2019-nCoV coronavirus spreads over most of the globe, debates about the effectiveness of so-called collective (group, herd) immunity continue to revolve in public health and politics. What is this strategy for combating an infectious disease? Tells ...

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