Nevada Man Hospitalized After Apparent Coronavirus Reinfection
Nevertheless, the first documented reinfection
is notable in how quickly the patient seemed to be reinfected after his initial recovery.
Earlier this week, the world was dealing head-on with what was believed to be the world's first documented case of coronavirus reinfection in Hong Kong.
Now, less than a week later, researchers in the United States are reporting their first documented case
of a patient who got COVID, recovered and then got it again.
Scientists say that although reinfection is likely possible, it's also extremely rare. This is the first documented reinfection among nearly 6 million COVID-19 cases to date.
Nevertheless, the first documented reinfection is notable in how quickly the patient seemed to be reinfected after his initial recovery.
likely case of reinfection from the coronavirus that causes covid-19, with genetic evidence backing up their claim. While it remains to be seen whether reinfection will be a common phenomenon, this newest case suggests that a second infection can cause more severe illness than the first, even in young and seemingly healthy people.( So how long are the antibodies good for? )