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    To my knowledge, human's have not developed immunity to ANY corona viruses yet (Common cold, SARs, Flu, etc), so what will make this one different?

    What are the Cukker's crackpot theories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    To my knowledge, human's have not developed immunity to ANY corona viruses yet (Common cold, SARs, Flu, etc), so what will make this one different?

    What are the Cukker's crackpot theories.
    It won't be different.

    If immunity exists, it will be in the short term, I'm afraid that we will have this one on and off for good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    To my knowledge, human's have not developed immunity to ANY corona viruses yet (Common cold, SARs, Flu, etc), so what will make this one .
    Flu isn’t caused by coronaviruses (AFAIK)

    Vaccine is now ££££££ deal, even if one would need to take tulip every 3 months

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Flu isn’t caused by coronaviruses (AFAIK)

    Vaccine is now ££££££ deal, even if one would need to take tulip every 3 months
    But Coronavirus has already produced multiple mutations, so it will be as useless as the flu jab, in the long term?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    But Coronavirus has already produced multiple mutations, so it will be as useless as the flu jab, in the long term?
    Lots of mutations but very small difference according to people who sequence genes, which is good news

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    But Coronavirus has already produced multiple mutations, so it will be as useless as the flu jab, in the long term?
    That's why you NEED an elephant in the room. Get it to stand in front of the door then all the selfish ******* won't keep flouting the advice and the number of cases will plummet

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Lots of mutations but very small difference according to people who sequence genes, which is good news
    So it would just make the vac less effective?
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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    To my knowledge, human's have not developed immunity to ANY corona viruses yet (Common cold, SARs, Flu, etc),
    Your knowledge is incorrect. If you catch a cold caused by a specific coronavirus, you are immune to that virus until/unless it mutates significantly, so usually several years at least. However, there are over 200 common cold viruses. Most adults catch 2-3 common colds a year.

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    Flu isn’t caused by coronaviruses
    Correct. They're caused by HxNy viruses (aka 'flu viruses), where x goes from 1-10 and y goes from 1-7 for type A. There's also type B and C, but A is the biggy as far as humans are concerned..

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    But Coronavirus has already produced multiple mutations...
    Not really. Minor variations, but nothing of any significance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMarkyMark View Post
    So it would just make the vac less effective?
    Small differences so far, apparently - good for vaccines, bad for hope that mutation will make it easier to handle

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    Your knowledge is incorrect. If you catch a cold caused by a specific coronavirus, you are immune to that virus until/unless it mutates significantly, so usually several years at least. However, there are over 200 common cold viruses. Most adults catch 2-3 common colds a year.
    Ah, thanks for that clarification.

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