The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a detailed science report finding that COVID-19 vaccines provide “more robust, more consistent” than natural immunity alone.
CDC finds immunity from vaccines is more consistent than from infection, but both last at least six months https://t.co/dCrfm4aUu7
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 2, 2021
From the Washington Post:
Reviewing scores of research studies and its own unpublished data, the agency found that both infection-induced and vaccine-induced immunity are durable for at least six months — but that vaccines are more consistent in their protection and offer a huge boost in antibodies for people previously infected.
In comparing the two types of immunity, scientists said research shows vaccination provides a “higher, more robust, and more consistent level of immunity to protect people from COVID-19 than infection alone.”
Read more at the Washington Post.
Another CDC study showed unvaccinated people with a previous infection were five times more likely to have a positive COVID-19 test result compared to vaccinated people.