Two coronavirus patients in China test positive for virus months after recovering
Two people in China who recovered from the novel coronavirus a few months ago have since tested positive for COVID-19 again, highlighting concerns over the possibility of reinfection.
A 68-year-old woman in Hubei, China, tested positive Sunday, six months after she was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and recovered. Additionally, a man in Shanghai who was positive for the virus in April tested positive again on Monday, though he reportedly hasn’t shown any symptoms, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Those in close contact with the patients have not tested positive, though they have been quarantined, local authorities said, per Bloomberg.
The two cases raise the question about reinfection and immunity regarding the novel coronavirus. According to the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health website, the possibility of reinfection is low. Researchers are currently trying to understand …continued .
[Source: Fox News]