Study: Natural Immunity Is 97 Percent Effective Against Severe COVID After 14 Months

A study has found that natural immunity following COVID infection provides protection against severe illness that is superior to that imparted by the COVID vaccines.

In a preprint article published at MedRxiv, Qatar researchers revealed they found people who survived COVID-19 infection, and were not vaccinated, had outstanding protection against severe COVID disease or death from COVID.

“Effectiveness of primary infection against severe, critical, or fatal COVID-19 reinfection was 97.3% … irrespective of the variant of primary infection or reinfection, and with no evidence for waning,” the researchers noted. “Similar results were found in sub-group analyses for those ≥50 years of age.”

The study, which was conducted on the total population of Qatar, set out to answer three questions:

  • 1) When infected with a pre-Omicron variant, how long does protection persist against reinfection with pre-Omicron variants?
  • 2) When infected with a pre-Omicron variant, how long does protection persist against reinfection with an Omicron subvariant?
  • 3) When infected with any variant, how long does protection persist against severe, critical, or fatal COVID-19?

“Despite waning protection against reinfection, strikingly, there was no evidence for waning of protection against severe COVID-19 at reinfection,” the researchers found. “This remained ∼100%, even 14 months after the primary infection, with no appreciable effect for Omicron immune evasion in reducing it.”

Just days after the release of the study, White House COVID-19 Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci admitted it is “clear from the data” the COVID vaccines government health officials have been pushing do not actually work well in preventing the infection.

“One of the things that’s clear from the data,” Fauci told Fox News host Neil Cavuto of Your World Tuesday, is that the vaccines, “because of the high degree of transmissibility of this virus – don’t protect overly well, as it were, against infection.”

But Fauci then quickly moved on from his admission to assert the vaccines still “protect quite well against severe disease leading to hospitalization and death”:

And I believe that’s the reason, Neil, why at my age, being vaccinated and boosted, even though it didn’t protect me against infection, I feel confident that it made a major role in protecting me from progressing to severe disease. And that’s very likely why I had a relatively mild course.

“So, my message to people who seem confused because people who are vaccinated get infected – the answer is if you weren’t vaccinated, the likelihood [is] you would have had [a] more severe course than you did have when you were vaccinated,” he said.

Fauci insisted “we’re certainly not over” the pandemic, and asserted many Americans are not making use of the “available interventions,” namely, the COVID vaccines:

Let me give you an example. 67% of the people in this country are vaccinated. We rank very low among developed and developing nations in the proportion that are vaccinated of those who were vaccinated. Only about half of them have gotten their first boost. Again, we’ve got to do better than that. We’re giving the virus the opportunity to continue to spread in our community. And if we do simple things, which are not disruptive in any major way, vaccination, boosting, testing, for example, if you’re going to go to a function, you want to get tested to make sure you’re negative so that if you are infected and you have minimal symptoms, you don’t spread it.

“Those are relatively easy things to do, Neil, and yet we’re not doing enough of it,” Fauci complained.

The confusing narrative is addressed in a new soon-to-be-released film.

Vaccine Choice Canada provides links to several trailers to Uninformed Consent, a documentary that investigates the COVID-19 narrative people continue to hear from government officials in many countries.

The exclusive worldwide premiere of Uninformed Consent, will take place one night only on July 23. Viewers will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive Q & A with the creators, producers, and doctors behind the documentary.

“This film explores our recent loss of human rights while weaving in the devastating impact of mandates and the deeply powerful story of one man’s loss,” Vaccine Choice Canada writes. “Hear the truth from doctors and scientists unafraid to stand up against Big Pharma and the Elite Class who profit from these mandates.”

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Susan Berry, PhD is national education editor at The Star News Network. Email tips to [email protected].




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