No evidence of immunity to coronavirus, states WHO

The agency is against 'immunity passports' saying it's not yet known what, if any, protection is conferred or how long it lasts

The WHO has clarified its stance that there is “no evidence” that being infected with COVID-19 provides immune protection, after an initial statement provoked concern about reinfection.

The organisation released a scientific brief last week rejecting the idea of ‘immunity passports’, as there wasn’t enough evidence about the level of protection from one infection.

The question of immunity passports arose after some countries began issuing them to people who have had coronavirus.

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