COVID-19 Update: Possibilities to Get Affected by Coronavirus Twice
While it is easier to understand the importance of masks and hydroxychloroquine treatment regarding COVID-19, the answer to this question of Coronavirus can you get it twice does not seem to be straightforward?
Bruce. Y. Lee is a contributor at Forbes who has covered various topics and what information is already confirmed about COVID-19 Update but later there are various reports appearing of people that are getting re-infected with the Coronavirus.
As coronavirus cases are appearing everywhere, the 51 infected South Koreans were re-tested with COVID-19 and found them positive. This incident took place after they were released after being tested negative successfully from the 14 days of quarantine.
However, it is still not clear with the authorities of South Korea that these cases showing signs of Coronavirus were actually completely recovered before when they were released or the fact that these people were actually never got completely recovered from coronavirus.
While there are no conclusions to these questions about immunity that Coronavirus can you get it twice be definite, a new study has been suggested from China that shares about some coronavirus patients after getting recovered again get the COVID-19.
The study also mentions that it is possible that this SARS-CoV2 is undetectable to some extent from the body but it can be confirmed once the examination is systematic in people who completely recovered from Coronavirus.
In Shanghai, Fudan University's scientists published this study to MedRxiv while it has not been reviewed by any other external experts at the moment, neither getting accepted for any scientific journal's publication.
Coronavirus Can You Get It Twice?
The authors of the study had examined these antibodies and preliminary doesn't conclude the levels of low antibody might put people cleared from COVID-19 to risk again. They say, even if the patients were re-infected or at high rebound risk, the study should be analyzed further for the betterment of the people.
Coronavirus does not promote an immunity for long-term as evidence to many people that gets cold and cough throughout their lifetime. As per NPR reports, they stated 10-30 percent of cold are nothing but different strains caused by Coronavirus.
After researching many studies from reliable sources, the conclusion can be determined that once the person gets infected by coronavirus is not necessarily free from this disease forever. The person can get re-infected by coronavirus again but it can be proven only when the people who got infected and released were surely entirely free from COVID-19 at that time.
Thus, it would be advisable to people that even after getting released by quarantine follow the instructions by the WHO about wearing a mask all the time, sanitizing your hands, not touching your face, and so on to prevent yourself from getting infected by Coronavirus again.