Far more people may be immune: scientists shake up the ‘week of ...


Far more people may be immune: scientists shake up the ‘week of truth’

165,745 have tested positive in Germany, but a study suggests 1.8 million across the country have been infected

Justin Huggler

Ten times more people than previously thought may have already acquired immunity to the coronavirus, according to a groundbreaking study in Germany.

Scientists from the University of Bonn on Monday claimed their findings show that 1.8 million people across Germany have already been infected with the virus.

That is more than 10 times as many as have tested positive so far, and would mean more than 1.6 million may have been infected and recovered without knowing it...

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