The ‘super-immune’ residents living in an Italian town

The small, rural Italian town of Vo' Euganeo was sealed off after recording Europe's first Covid death. But now some locals in the village have been dubbed the 'super-immunes' as their blood-tests show that they have an extraordinarily high number of antibodies which have grown rather than fallen as they've contracted the virus. What does this tell us about the fight against Covid-19?


This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.


Guests: 

-Tom Whipple, Science editor at The Times.

-Tom Kington, Rome correspondent at The Times.


Host: Manveen Rana.


 

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.