Seeking to explain findings from multiple countries earlier this year that as much as half the population may have some built-in immunity to COVID-19, researchers studied blood samples taken from healthy subjects collected before the pandemic. They found that many patients had T cells that recognized and help fight COVID-19 without having ever been exposed to it. They believe that the similarities between the new coronavirus and the cold viruses cause some people to develop these T cells protective against COVID-19. It may also explain why some people get the virus and have few or no symptoms, or don’t get the virus at all.
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book