Examining three methods for antibody-based immunity.
Link to study: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.05.11.21256972v1.full.pdf
This is a really interesting study on an aspect of immunity to SARS CoV-2 that to my knowledge has not been examined anywhere else.
While we have seen many studies on virus neutralization (physical blocking of infection) by antibodies, neutralization is only one of three ways that antibodies can protect you from a pathogen. The other two are: 1) phagocytes like macrophages or neutroph…