A Covid-19 patient lies on a bed at one of the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital in Morocco. Scientists are still piecing together information on whether people who have been infected can test positive twice. Photo: AP

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Can you get the Covid-19 coronavirus twice?

  • So far, research suggests a proportion of people who have had Covid-19 will be protected from another infection – at least initially
  • Scientists are still piecing together information on why some people test positive twice, and why cross-immunity could be important
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Covid-19 patient lies on a bed at one of the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital in Morocco. Scientists are still piecing together information on whether people who have been infected can test positive twice. Photo: AP
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