COVID-19 reinfections reported in the Netherlands, Belgium
Two coronavirus patients in Europe have been reinfected with COVID-19 in a confirmed development one scientist called “not good news,” according to a report Wednesday.
One of the patients, from Belgium, suffered mild symptoms after catching COVID-19 in March and then again in June, health officials said Tuesday, according to Sky News.
A second patient — an older person from the Netherlands with a weakened immune system — was also reinfected, the outlet reported.
The new cases, confirmed through rigorous genetic testing, revealed a slightly different strain of the virus in both people the second time around, raising concerns among some scientists about immunity.
“I think that in the coming days that we will see other similar stories. These could be exceptions, but do exist. It’s not good news,” Marc Van Ranst, a Belgian …continued .
[Source: Fox News]