Antibodies in recovered COVID-19 patients fade quickly, study says

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Coronaviruses vaccine pointless

Vaccines as far as ‘corona’ cold and flu prevention is concerned appear then to be pointless
Is it simply just a money making scam for big pharma, or is there another agenda?
Freemason Scomo lives in “The Lodge”. Does he take his orders from the “Grand Master”?

“Antibody levels in the blood of coronavirus patients drop quickly after the body clears the virus, according to a new study published in mBio, an open access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

For convalescent plasma to help patients who currently have COVID-19, the donated blood needs to be collected soon after recovery. Under current guidelines, however, patients can’t donate blood until 14 days after symptoms have resolved, and most donations occur even later.

“We don’t want to transfuse the virus, just transfuse the antibodies. But at the same time, our work shows that the capacity of the plasma to neutralize viral particles is going down during those first weeks,” Andres Finzi, PhD, one of the study authors and a microbiologist at the University of Montreal in Canada, said in a statement.

The research team analyzed blood samples from 31 people recovering from COVID-19 and measured antibodies at 1-month intervals. Overall, the immunoglobulins that neutralize the virus dropped about 6 to 10 weeks after symptoms began. The ability of the antibodies to neutralize the virus also fell during that time.

In previous studies, researchers found that antibodies peak around 2 to 3 weeks after symptoms begin and fall after that. Finzi and his colleagues have also found that the ability to neutralize the virus decreases after that — about 3 to 6 weeks after symptoms begin.

Antibodies block the “spike” protein on SARS-CoV-2 that allows the virus to invade a cell in the body. They neutralize the coronavirus by preventing it from locking into a host’s cells and replicating.

Scientists aren’t sure whether the neutralizing function drives the efficacy of convalescent plasma use in COVID-19 patients, Finzi and the research team wrote. If so, recovered patients should be allowed to donate as soon as possible, they said.

“Efforts should be made to ensure that convalescent plasma is collected as soon as possible after recovery of the donor from active infection,” they wrote.

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939372?nlid=137901_5404&src=wnl_dne_201020_mscpedit&uac=373954PG&impID=2629145&faf=1

from Kev Crisscross

Brisbane

About Editor, cairnsnews

One of the few patriots left who understands the system and how it has been totally subverted under every citizen's nose. If we can help to turn it around we will, otherwise our children will have nothing. Our investigations show there is no 'government' of the people for the people of Australia. The removal of the Crown from Australian Parliaments, followed by the incorporation of Parliaments aided by the Australia Act 1987 has left us with corporate government with policies not laws, that apply only to members of political parties and the public service. There is no law, other than the Common Law. This fact will be borne out in the near future as numerous legal challenges in place now, come to a head soon.

Posted on October 21, 2020, in General and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Shared blood was one of the ways the medical system “helped” AIDS patients..I’m sure you are across the damage done by tainted blood – which they knew about.

    I would be reticent to use any blood processed by the “system”..Especially when the whole covid thing is a fraud.. It’s no more a problem that the flu – is IS a flu – and the CDC has agreed on the impact..

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