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July 2, 2021

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Vaccines Versus Acquired Immunity From Natural Infections

COVID-19 Resources
By David Hogan, DO, MPH, FACEP, Vice President of Educational Development, Chair TeamHealth Emerging Disease Taskforce, Director of TeamHealth Academic Consortium


One of the primary questions during this pandemic has been determining how robust any protection is, and how long it lasts. A second question relates to the level of immune protection provided by “natural infections” compared to the immunity produced by the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Now, a recent National Institutes of Science (NIH) study is starting to clarify these parts of the pandemic puzzle. Download the TeamHealth document below to read more about immunity from the vaccine versus “natural infection.”