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Humans 2, Omicron 1 - 2 days

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Our smart immune system with multiple layers of defense and a virus with less intrinsic pathogenicity will help us win the latest variant...

  • What explains this dichotomy of our antibody vs cellular response to Omicron? Over-simplified: Antibodies are not so smart for recognizing its antigenic drift, whereas on-demand T cells and B cells are, and come to the rescue More on this https://t.co/BueHt9PbgD - view on twitter

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Humans 2, Omicron 1 - 3 days

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Our smart immune system with multiple layers of defense and a virus with less intrinsic pathogenicity will help us win the latest variant...

  • A 16X risk of reinfection for someone with prior Covid to get Omicron (vs prior variants) is striking. Big time antigenic drift. For those relying on "natural immunity" it ought to be a wake up call. Why is that? https://t.co/BueHt9PbgD - view on twitter

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We’re very lucky - 2 weeks

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It could be far, far...