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The Mystery of Why Some People Keep Testing Positive for Covid-19

Inside the debate over how long the coronavirus lasts in the body

Photo illustration, source: Dowell/Getty Images

On July 22, Natalie Forouzad was dreaming of finally leaving the basement of her parents’ house in North Carolina. She used to begin most days with a six-mile run, but for the last 43 days, she hadn’t ventured much past the basement walls. Her…

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Roxanne Khamsi

Roxanne Khamsi

Health reporter uncovering overlooked science. Follow her on Twitter at @rkhamsi and get her new articles here: https://roxanne.substack.com/p/coming-soon