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Fishing boat outbreak may offer
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 8/18/2020 3:01:10 PM

Three crew of a Seattle fishing boat who were found to have antibodies able to neutralise the new coronavirus remained uninfected in an outbreak that swept through the ship, sickening most people on board, researchers have reported. The small real-world study, which has not been peer-reviewed, is among the first in humans to suggest a link between neutralising antibodies -- those that stop the virus latching onto host cells -- and protection from infection. Researchers from the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle screened 120 of 122 people before they boarded the fishing vessel in May

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I;m not sure why it's surprising that some people seem to have a natural protection against the virus. Only a small percentage of the population has contracted a virus, and only a tiny percentage has died.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Island Life 8/18/2020 3:36:37 PM (No. 513912)
That's a big fishing boat.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bur Oak 8/18/2020 4:39:58 PM (No. 513965)
Staff must of forgotten about the experience of the cruise ship in Japan earlier this year.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 8/18/2020 6:36:54 PM (No. 514063)
Still amazed at how many people have bought into the scamdemic.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: msts 8/18/2020 7:04:18 PM (No. 514091)
The Diamond Princess and USS Teddy Roosevelt had the same numbers (except deaths because no 70+ year olds). About 80% of the total exposed dont get it. At all. The remaining twenty, half get it and dont know it and the remaining ten get symptoms that vary from sniffles to death. If you are really fat or old And of course we get immunity once we have it and its gone. Like every Corona Virus. And even the old peoples numbers wouldnt be so high if certain governors didnt stock nursing homes with COVID+ patients, effectively killing there old people. In MA, app. 8000 deaths and over 5000 are from the elderly. From Nursing Homes!!
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