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# antibodies

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Wuhan study finds 40% of people with Covid were protected against future infection for at least nine months
The study in The Lancet said that mass vaccination programmes will be needed to reach herd immunity.
15% of staff at St James' Hospital in Dublin have Covid-19 antibodies
A total of 64% of 6,000 healthcare workers from the two hospitals participated in the study.
Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies
12% of participants had already tested positive for Covid-19 before this study.
Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca gives first doses to patients in Covid-19 treatment trial
The pharmaceutical giant hopes the drug will act as a preventative for people exposed to the virus, as well as to treat patients with Covid-19.
Can I catch Covid-19 twice? As the country reopens, people who have recovered have a few questions
Scientists are trying to better understand whether people can be immune after recovering.
HSE launches study to test for Covid-19 antibodies in the Irish population
The study hopes to add to the knowledge about what protection people may have against re-infection.
Study to test for coronavirus antibodies in the Irish population expected to begin in June
Dr Cillian de Gascun said a random sample of the population will be invited to take the test.
Research underway to develop blood test to detect bowel cancer
The test is being developed at Dublin City University and aims to detect if there are antibodies in blood that could indicate the presence of cancer in the bowel.
Lomu needs transplant and intensive dialysis following second kidney failure
It has been confirmed that the ex-New Zealand great’s first transplanted kidney has failed.