Natural Immunity From Omicron Infection Provides 76.1% Protection Against Omicron Subvariants, Study Show

“Scientists in Qatar have found that people who were infected with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 had 76.1% protection against symptomatic reinfection from Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 and 80% shielding from any SARS-CoV-2 reinfection—regardless of symptoms—according to a new preprint study posted ( on July 12, 2022.”


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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