Covid antibodies last at least nine months after infection, study finds

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London, Jul 19 (PTI) Antibody levels remain high nine months after infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, according to a study published on Monday that analysed data from an entire Italian town.

Researchers from the University of Padua in Italy and Imperial College London in the UK tested over 85 per cent of the 3,000 residents of Vo', Italy, in February and March last year for infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.