Coronavirus: Why everyone was wrong
The immune response to the virus is stronger than everyone thought The original article was published in the Swiss magazine Weltwoche (World Week) on June10th. The author, Beda M Stadler is the former director of the Institute for Immunology at the University of Bern, a biologist and professor emeritus. Stadler is an important medical professional in Switzerland, he also likes to use provoking language, which should not deter you from the extremely important points he makes. The coronavirus is slowly retreating. What actually happened in the past few weeks? The experts have missed basic connections. The immune response against the virus is much stronger than we thought. By Beda M Stadler 1. A new virus? 2. The fairy tale of no immunity 3. The failure of modellers 4. Immunology of common sense 5. The problem with corona immunity What now? The virus is gone for now. It will probably come back in winter, but it won’t be a second wave, but just a cold. Those young and healthy people who currently walk around with a mask on their faces would be better off wearing a helmet instead, because the risk of something falling on their head is greater than that of getting a serious case of Covid-19.