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Covid: Antibodies ‘fall rapidly after infection’ – BBC News

This is likely to mean immunity levels decline and raises the risk of reinfection, researchers say.



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By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent
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Levels of protective antibodies in people wane “quite rapidly” after coronavirus infection, say researchers.
Antibodies are a key part of our immune defences and stop the virus from getting inside the body’s cells.
The Imperial College London team found the number of people testing positive for antibodies has fallen by 26% between June and September.
They say immunity appears to be fading and there is a risk of catching…

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