The representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović, said that the presence in the organism of antibodies to the new coronavirus does not guarantee that a person will not become infected again. About it reports TASS.
According to Vujnović, even if the virus will mutate, to consider the presence of antibodies immunity is impossible.
“We don’t know how the antibodies that develop after contact with the virus, will protect in the future from the infection,” she said.
The representative of who noted that Russia is now conducting extensive research on the subject, and urged them to wait for the results.
How to write “Rambler” before the infectious diseases specialist and vaccinologist Evgeny Timakov has warned of the possibility of re-infection with the novel coronavirus. According to him, this will depend on the level of immunity that a person receives after recovery.
He stressed that to get infected again, if the immune system is relaxed or over time fell to the level of antibodies in the blood. In what form – light or enhanced, the disease will occur a second time, is still unknown.
Immunity to previous coronaviruses was kept from the people for a term from six months to four years.