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COVID: How long immunity from previous infection actually lasts?

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A new study pointed out immunity from COVID infection lasts for 10 months. In the last two-and-half years, we have witnessed several waves of COVID infections followed by a temporary lull.

Experts are of the opinion once an individual is infected with the virus, he/she remains protected from it for some time but, there was always a question about how long the immunity stays.

A new study can provide you with answers to that:  After recovering from COVID, if you are infected with the virus after a certain gap, it can be called  COVID reinfection.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) standardised that reinfection is when an individual tests positive for the virus on two separate occasions in an interval of 102 days with a negative test result in between.

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