Is a child’s immunity stronger than that of an adult’s?

05 Jun, 2021 | 07:02

According to research, children express higher levels of two specific immune system molecules: Interleukin 17A (IL-17A), which helps to mobilise immune system response during early infection, and Interferon that combats viral replication. So far, understanding of Covid shows that children tend to have less severe infection as per available data from first wave.

Dr. Rajendra Gunjotikar, Nephrologist, Director, Kimaya Kidney Care, Gunjotikar Nursing Home

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