Articles tagged with: Immunology


Potential role for T cells in COVID-19 immunity accurately reported in National Geographic article

in National Geographic, by Carrie Arnold

— 19 Aug 2020

"The article accurately discusses the recent findings about the presence/relevance of T cell response against COVID-19. Indeed, both arms of adaptive immunity, humoral and cellular..

Research showing benefits of exercise on ageing immune system correctly reported by Time

in Time, by Alexandra Sifferlin

— 11 Jan 2019

"The overall message of the article is a fair reflection of current scientific opinion that being physically active regularly throughout life most likely promotes healthy ageing of..


Too early for conclusions on long-term COVID-19 immunity, but some findings suggest that immune memory against the virus lasts for up to eight months and possibly longer

“COVID-19 immunity likely lasts for years”

SOURCE: Neel V. Patel, MIT Technology Review

Published: 22 Jan 2021


Face masks, handwashing, and vaccination do not weaken the immune system, and are effective measures to reduce the spread of infectious diseases

Public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 including face masks, vaccines, and frequent handwashing “suppress our immune systems”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Instagram

Published: 26 Nov 2020


Claim that fasting regenerates the human immune system is unsupported, only based on study in mice

the act of fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system

SOURCE: Anonymous, Daily Health Post

Published: 27 Sep 2019