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Coronavirus Is Likely to Generate Telltale Signs, Fauci Says

  • ‘Extremely unusual’ if illness doesn’t leave antibodies: Fauci
  • Antibodies are key to many vaccine approaches to virus
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How the Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells

Most people who’ve had the coronavirus probably develop markers of the infection, according to Anthony Fauci, the scientist who’s leading the U.S. response to the pandemic.

Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said it would be “extremely unusual” if patients did not develop antibodies, which often bestow immunity on people who’ve been infected with a virus. Other experts have cast doubt on whether this happens in everyone with the new coronavirus, fueling concerns about the insidious nature of the illness.