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Epidemiologist warns results show those with mild Covid-19 symptoms can be reinfected

National News // May 25, 2020

A Swiss epidemiologist is warning initial results seem to show only those who have suffered a serious infection of the coronavirus seem to have some immunity from a second infection – those with mild or no symptoms can be infected again. 

Photo by James Lee on Unsplash Epidemiologist warns results show those with mild Covid-19 symptoms can be reinfected

Marcel Tanner from then Swiss Tropical and Public health Institute in Basel says results coming in from around the world show only those with a heavy load of antibodies have the ability to fight off another infection. 

Tanner says the results show the importance of continued testing and tracing and then subsequent isolation. 

 

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