Antibody responses vs. Ebola keep evolving in survivors, months after recovery

Antiviral antibodies produced by survivors of Ebola infection continue to evolve and improve after recovery, according to a study of immune responses in four people who received care at Emory University Hospital in 2014. High levels of neutralizing antibodies- thought to be key to protecting someone against deadly infection — didn’t appear in patients’ blood until months after they left the hospital.

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