Scientists Studying Omicron in South Africa See Rise in Covid-19 Reinfections
Scientists in South Africa tracking the spread of Omicron say they are seeing a rise in coronavirus reinfections in people who had recovered from Covid-19, suggesting previous infection provides less protection against the new variant than with earlier versions. “Previous infection used to protect against Delta, and now with Omicron it doesn’t seem to be […]

Scientists in South Africa tracking the spread of Omicron say they are seeing a rise in coronavirus reinfections in people who had recovered from Covid-19, suggesting previous infection provides less protection against the new variant than with earlier versions.

“Previous infection used to protect against Delta, and now with Omicron it doesn’t seem to be the case,” Professor Anne Von Gottberg from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in Johannesburg said Thursday.

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