Some Chinese doctors say coronavirus patients are being given a clean bill of health and released from hospital too soon. Photo: XinhuaSome Chinese doctors say coronavirus patients are being given a clean bill of health and released from hospital too soon. Photo: Xinhua
Some Chinese doctors say coronavirus patients are being given a clean bill of health and released from hospital too soon. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: why do ‘recovered’ patients test positive again?

  • Despite the hospital release criteria set by Beijing, doctors say some people are being allowed home while still infected with the disease
  • But new tests are in development that could make the diagnostic process more effective

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some Chinese doctors say coronavirus patients are being given a clean bill of health and released from hospital too soon. Photo: XinhuaSome Chinese doctors say coronavirus patients are being given a clean bill of health and released from hospital too soon. Photo: Xinhua
Some Chinese doctors say coronavirus patients are being given a clean bill of health and released from hospital too soon. Photo: Xinhua
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