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Can You Get the Coronavirus Twice?

Everything we know about immunity to the novel coronavirus

Nurses handle a nasal swab at Penn State Health St. Joseph where they are conducting drive-through Covid-19 testing. Photo: MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images

One of the big questions on everyone’s mind these days is, can you get the novel coronavirus twice? The World Health Organization raised concerns about this on Friday when they tweeted, “There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a…

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Dana G Smith

Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental