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COVID-19 free: How have so many people escaped the virus? Here’s what we know

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COVID-19 free – or at least, have not tested positive for it.In Canada, nearly 3.5 million coronavirus cases have been reported, which is nine per cent of the total population — but what about the rest?Experts say due diligence with public health measures, the power of vaccination and a little luck have kept many COVID-19 free.

COVID-19 will be with us for ‘foreseeable future’ PHAC says, warning of future waves “To not get COVID, you have to be careful, meticulously careful and also fortunate,” said Colin Furness, infection control epidemiologist and assistant professor at the University of Toronto.Your location and living arrangement can increase the likelihood of catching COVID-19, with studies showing that marginalized communities are at greater risk of infection.Genetic factors, that have not yet been identified, could also be playing a role with some people being simply impervious to COVID-19, said Furness.That can also explain why people have different reactions to the virus and experience varying symptoms.

Canada headed towards 6th COVID-19 wave this spring, experts warn International researchers are trying to determine which genes are potentially resistant to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.“There are some diseases that are clearly linked to one gene, but in many cases, it’s far more complicated and there might be multiple pathways,” said Furness.There are seven known coronaviruses that can infect humans, including the common cold.Previous exposure to other forms of coronaviruses can keep someone from catching COVID-19, said Dr.

Horacio Bach, an infectious diseases expert at the University of British Columbia.“These people develop antibodies, so when they are theoretically exposed to the virus,.

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