Duration of immunity (protection from reinfection) following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)
Record ID 32018001729
Authors' objectives: The purpose of this evidence synthesis is to provide advice to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) on the following research question: “How long does protective immunity (that is, prevention of antigen or RT-PCR confirmed reinfection) last in individuals who were previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 and subsequently recovered?” This evidence summary is expected to inform a range of policy questions relating to the duration of protective immunity following infection with SARS-CoV-2
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2021
Requestor: National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET)
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Rapid Review
Country: Ireland
MeSH Terms
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Reinfection
  • Immunity
  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus Infections
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