T cells can recognise some parts of coronavirus if they have been exposed to common cold, says new study
India’s total deaths from COVID-19 stood at 39,795 at 8 am on August 5, 2020, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
The memory helper T cells of the human body’s immune system that recognize the virus causing the common cold, can also identify some parts of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to a new study.
This could help explain why some patients of COVID-19 get milder symptoms of the disease as compared to others, the scientists who had conducted the study, were quoted as saying.
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