Covid-19-fell Ill after the infection immune? Expert answers

With the high-pressure research in the science of the novel Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2. Only in the last few months, there is still much that is unknown. That people are surviving infection, once the immune, is according to some researchers, but probably not.

According to experts, people after recovering from infection with Sars-CoV-2 will likely be immune to the pathogen. As of today, you will know that the person makes after infection with the novel Coronavirus antibody, said the Virologist Melanie Brinkmann, Helmholtz-centre for infection research in Braunschweig and Friedemann Weber, Director of the Institute for Virology at the University of Giessen. It was to be assumed that the protective immunity after infection lasts for one to two years. This assumption is based on the experience with other human coronaviruses.

Long-term studies, there is not yet

"In all likelihood, it is after infection with the Sars-CoV-2-Virus at least a couple of years before re-infection geschützt", also, the President of the German society for immunology, Thomas Kamradt said. Exactly to say this does not leave, however, yet, finally, anti-body Tests would be only just and long-term studies were not yet possible, since the disease is only in the past few months. After all, what do you know of similar viruses, protected the as a reaction from the body formed antibodies against re-infection.