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New HIQA Study Says Immunity Period, Post Covid Infection, Should Increase To 9 months.

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It has assessed 19 studies, globally.

HIQA has recommended the immunity period after contracting Covid-19 to increase from six months to nine months.

The advice follows 19 studies on more than 640,000 people who were infected with the virus,

The research suggests people who test positive for Covid-19 now are immune for nine months.

HIQA say the change would mean people who were infected with Covid in that period could be exempt from serial testing programmes.

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