Skip to comments.Scientists confirm Nevada 25-year-old got coronavirus twice, second case was more severe
Posted on 10/12/2020 5:32:45 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Scientists have confirmed the first case of coronavirus reinfection in the United States: a 25-year-old Nevada man whose second round of the virus was more severe than the first.
The findings were published Monday in the medical journal The Lancet.
The man, who remains unnamed, first tested positive in April before recovering and testing negative in May. Then in June, he tested positive for the virus again, developing symptoms of COVID-19 a second time.
According to the case study, his second infection included more severe symptoms than the first time around, including fever, cough and dizziness.
The researchers sequenced the RNA from both virus samples and found they were two different strains, making it a true reinfection.
Scientists have not concluded why someone might contract the virus twice or if some people are more predisposed to reinfection. The Nevada case marks the fifth case globally of reinfection, and scientists say so far that instances are rare.
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Trump says he's fine and could even be immune and the science guys tell us you can be reinfected.
They even have an unidentified 25 year old Nevada man as proof.
This will be the narrative for the next week.
The timing is uncanny, I tell you!
A Lancet article teed up and ready to go.
How many strains are there? I wish the experts would give US those details.
Theyre nothing if not predictable.
Fake paid off scientists. A man can always be bought.
Hmm. I wonder if this unnamed individual had the same co-morbidities for the second round as he did for the first.
Cause there’s NO CHANCE the first negative was wrong.
Or the first positive.
And this news comes out after a bunch of guys over 60 and some with co morbidities sailed through the virus with flying colors.
But honest? Everyone knows Trump had it and sailed right through it.
So if that wasnt enough for them and they’re still gonna believe the garbage being spewed..what does that say about the American populace?
55 percent are smart enough to see what’s real.
We’re gonna win.
If vaccines work, this claim is false.
You can’t have it both ways.
The stupid is strong with this bunch.
Something to lift the spirits of the MSM.
Gee who couldn’t see this coming after Trump says he is now immune
Moving the goal posts is a commie dem specialty.
If true, then a vaccine is useless.
This virus thingie is like a soap opera. Its like a cult.
How can it be a re-infection if it is a different strain?
There were weekly recalls of tests systems. There are still notices and recalls. I would like to see the manufacturer.
This is why you don’t just run out n get tested for a virus. Especially.. an rna virus.. molecular tests are fraught w false pos.
Does this mean that eventually we will all die of the rona?
Not jumping on the Trump hate train here, but occasionally people can get re-infected with a virus.
I was immunized against all the usual childhood viruses including Chicken Pox but I got it twice (at 8 and 16) and it was the second infection that was the worst.
There are many variables from person to person and virus to virus.
Should it be used to stop Trump? No. I’d put it to be a lower risk than some lefty nutter trying to emulate John Wilkes Booth.
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