How strong is your immunity to COVID-19? New blood test could provide insight

A newly developed blood test that measures a specific immune response in the body could help doctors gauge how well a person is protected against COVID-19, a new study has found. The test, which focuses on the part of the immune system that confers long-term protection by tricking the body into ‘remembering’ the virus, could … Read more

Children’s immune systems weakened after COVID shutdowns

Children are being infected with up to three different viruses at the same time after widespread COVID-19 lockdowns gutted their immune systems, doctors have warned. Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in Connecticut has reported staggering numbers of young patients with adenovirus, rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), human metapneumovirus, influenza and parainfluenza – in addition to … Read more