reinfection

COVID-19 offers protection from reinfection for at least 6 months, indicates study

Prof Eyre explained that we know from a previous study that antibody levels fall over time, but this latest study shows that there is some immunity in those who have been infected.

published on : 21st November 2020

Four doctors and nurses at Madurai Govt. Hospital re-infected with coronavirus 

All the four doctors and nurses were symptomatic during the first infection period and were asymptomatic and had high titre (concentration of) antibodies during re-infection, sources pointed.

published on : 8th November 2020

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases come to fore in Odisha

The three, all men, aged 49, 52 and 62 are now under treatment and observation. the manifestation of the disease has been found to be more severe among the patients this time.

published on : 31st October 2020

UK government scientists warn COVID-19 reinfections 'to be expected'

“Based on knowledge of other coronaviruses, reinfection is to be expected, although at present the point at which an individual is likely to be susceptible to reinfection is not known,” notes the pape

published on : 18th October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav tests positive for virus

'Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has tested positive for COVID-19, and is being monitored by doctors. As of now, there are no COVID symptoms in him,' the party tweeted.

published on : 14th October 2020

First case of COVID-19 reinfection in Bengaluru? Experts want detailed study

With reports of the first case of Covid-19 reinfection in Bengaluru surfacing, experts doubt such a possibility.

published on : 7th September 2020

Four resident doctors in Mumbai suspected to be 'reinfected' by coronavirus

A senior doctor from one of the two hospitals said it was not clear whether it was a "re-infection" or mere continuation of the earlier coronavirus infection.

published on : 4th September 2020

Large antibody study offers hope for coronavirus vaccine efforts

Blood samples were analyzed from 30,576 people using various methods, and someone was counted as a case if at least two of the antibody tests were positive.

published on : 2nd September 2020

No need for alarm on COVID-19 reinfection, need more data for reliable inference: Scientists

As concerns mount that herd immunity may not be enough to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists in India and elsewhere said more studies are needed for a reliable inference.

published on : 27th August 2020

No need to be alarmed immensely over COVID-19 reinfection case reported in Hong Kong: ICMR

ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava said the Hong Kong case is a stray example and the reinfection can depend upon various factors.

published on : 26th August 2020

Telangana recorded two cases of COVID-19 reinfection, says Health Minister

This is the first time the state government has acknowledged that they have treated cases of virus reinfection.

published on : 25th August 2020

Odisha's Ganjam district administration to test COVID-19 recovered people for possible reinfection

Meanwhile, Ganesh Puja will not be allowed in public places across the district this year in view of the pandemic.

published on : 19th August 2020

Question of reinfection triggers concerns in Kerala

Considering the risk posed by such people, besides the asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic ones, the department has stressed the need for strictly implementing containment measures.

published on : 20th April 2020