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How many people are now immune to SARS-CoV-2?

Who has overcome an infection with the virus without noticing, and how many people have already produced protective antibodies against the new coronavirus? Various antibody studies are now under way
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Even the Vikings had smallpox

The smallpox virus was already circulating in Northern Europe in the 7th century. This is indicated by DNA from Viking skeletons that researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, including
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Siblings can also differ from one another in bacteria

A research team from the University of Tübingen and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) is investigating how pathogens influence the immune response of their host with genetic variation
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Alexander Titz becomes professor at Saarland University

Junior professor Dr. phil. Alexander Titz, currently head of a research group at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) and junior professor at Saarland University

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