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Patient in Nevada Marks The First US Case of Coronavirus Reinfection, Study Says

A young adult in Nevada was confirmed to have been infected with the coronavirus twice, marking the first confirmed case of reinfection in the US, and the fourth in the world.

But according to the new case study, the 25-year-old Nevada patient developed more severe symptoms the second time he was infected. His case was published as a preprint on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and hasn't yet been peer-reviewed.

"It is important to note, that this is a singular finding," study co-author Mark Pandori, the director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory said in a statement.

More plus links at https://www.sciencealert.com/lab-confirms-first-case-of-coronavirus-reinfection-in-the-us


Please note the bolded sentence, this is one case out of more than 3 million recovered patients in the US. It is far too soon to panic but it seems there is one actual case after months of fear mongering on Facebook.
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