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The common cold could build immunity toward covid

In response to new research suggesting some people may already be primed to fight the coronavirus, 77% of global Sermo physicians (in a poll of about 600), believe it is possible that something as simple as a common cold could help build a person’s immunity toward the coronavirus. In addition, 69% of physicians said they have personally noticed that some people appear to have an immunity to the coronavirus, despite never having been exposed. 

Scientists believe harnessing the biological processes at play here, could aid the search for a new vaccine—and 83% of Sermo physicians agree and are encouraged by this research. These findings are also alleviating the fear that people can be reinfected by Covid-19, say 69% of the doctors. 

Here’s more on what Sermo physicians are saying on this topic: