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Coronavirus: gut bacteria can help boost antibody response to Covid-19 vaccines, Hong Kong study shows

A type of probiotic bacteria in the gut has the potential to improve a person’s antibody response to Covid-19 vaccines, researchers at two Hong Kong universities have found.The joint study by Chinese University (CUHK) and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) discovered that the efficacy of the Sinovac and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines correlated with the amount of Bifidobacterium adolescentis people had in their gut, meaning that low antibody response corresponded to inadequate levels of that…

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