Persistence, Protective Potential of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Levels After COVID-19 Vaccination

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About The Study: Researchers assessed SARS-CoV-2 spike antibody levels and their association with subsequent infection among 2,100 West Virginia nursing home residents and staff who had previously received SARS-CoV-2 vaccination.

Authors: Sally Hodder, M.D., of the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, is the corresponding author.



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