• Catching coronavirus gives 83% protection against reinfection for up to 5 months, a study suggests - but you could still spread the virus

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A CVS pharmacist gives the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at the Emerald Court senior living community in Anaheim, California.
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    Catching coronavirus gives you about 83% protection from reinfection for up to five months, a large preliminary UK study suggests.
    This is comparable to the protection offered by vaccines.
    Work is ongoing to find out how long immunity lasts, whether vaccines work in people previously infected, and if people with immunity can pass on the virus.
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