People who become ill COVID-19 again, it is not a danger to anyone, writes Reuters citing a South Korean health authorities.
the Doctors took samples from dozens of patients who have had coronavirus infection of the new type, and repeated tests gave a positive reaction to COVID-19. Experts from South Korea explained that the test results are false-positive and caused by remaining in the body particles of SARS-CoV-2. Moreover, the representatives of the South Korean Center for control and disease prevention stated that this category of patients is not contagious.
Doctors from South Korea used the test with reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) to determine genetic material of the novel coronavirus. This type of research is considered to be the most accurate in the diagnosis COVID-19. As noted expert on vaccine development Seoul University Seoul Chonan Give-Woo (Seol Dai-wu), in some cases the tests can detect the old particles of coronavirus.
as of 6 may in South Korea was identified about 350 again if the diagnosis COVID-19. Some of the ill patients still continue to experience some symptoms of coronavirus, but, according to health officials, these markers are unlikely to have been caused by SARS-CoV-2. According to the Agency, the South Korean Centers for control and prevention of diseases not currently identified no cases of transmission of coronavirus from receiving a false positive result for the patient.
In mid-April, the who initiated a re-investigation of cases COVID-19 in South Korea. Representatives of local Centers for control and prevention of diseases suggested that in these cases speech can go not about re-infection of patients, and reactivation SARS-CoV-2. According to the world health organization, between the onset of symptoms of the coronavirus and the clinical recovery of patients with mild disease takes about 14 days.
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