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COVID-19 antibodies may last only for 50 days

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Mumbai: According to a study conducted on affected healthcare staff of JJ Group of Hospitals, COVID-19 antibodies may not last more than a couple of months.

In this study of 801 people, there were 28 participants who tested positive for COVID-19 (on RT-PCR) around late April-early May (around 7 weeks prior). None of them showed any antibodies in a sero-survey done in the month of June, reported the pre-print of the study scheduled to be published in the September issue of the International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. There were 34 participants in the sero-survey who tested PCR positive three weeks and five weeks prior, respectively. Around 90% of those in the three-week group had antibodies, while only 38.5% in the five-week group were found to have antibodies… (ET Healthworld – TNN, August 28, 2020)

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