In South Korea, 91 patients who re-infected with coronavirus were reported

South Korean authorities reported that 91 patients had been infected with the coronavirus again. One of the versions of specialists is that they have activated an old virus.

Patients became ill with COVID-19 shortly after quarantining. “The number of re-infected will only grow, 91 is just the beginning”, said Kim Woo Ju, a professor of infectious diseases at Korea University Hospital.

Doctors took samples from patients from the respiratory system to conduct more detailed tests, the results of which will be known only after two weeks. In particular, specialists want to understand whether the patient’s body produces antibodies against COVID-19. However, some experts note that people who have antibodies can not infect others.

Repeated exposure to the virus is a concern in many countries around the world, as authorities hope that the infected population will develop immunity to prevent a pandemic from recurring.

Almost 7 thousand South Koreans were cured of the coronavirus. Now the country’s authorities will think over measures that will allow them not to get the virus again.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
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