Covid-19 could become like
common cold in future, study
Covid-19 could become like common cold in future, study suggests on Business Standard. The novel
coronavirus responsible for Covid-19 could cause no more than common cold-like coughs and sniffles
within the next decade, according to a study
Coronavirus News The novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19
could cause no more than common cold-like coughs and sniffles within
the next decade, according to a study.
The research, published in the journal Viruses, makes this likely
prediction based on mathematical models that incorporate lessons
learned from the current pandemic on how our body's immunity changes
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"This shows a possible future that has not yet been fully addressed,"
said Fred Adler, a professor of mathematics and biological sciences at
the University of Utah in the US. "Over the next decade, the severity of
COVID-19 may decrease as populations collectively develop
immunity," Adler said.
The study suggests that changes in the disease could be driven by
adaptations of our immune response rather than by changes in the virus
itself. Although the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the best-known member of
the family, other seasonal coronaviruses...Read more.
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