Reports of reinfection instead may be cases of drawn-out illness. A decline in antibodies is normal after a few weeks, and people are protected from the coronavirus in other ways.
Megan Kent of Salem, Mass., tested positive for coronavirus in March 30 after feeling sick. She got better, went back to work and then felt sick again in May, testing positive a second time for the virus.
Credit…Kayana Szymczak for The New York Times

The anecdotes are alarming. A woman in Los Angeles seemed to recover from Covid-19, but weeks later took a turn for the worse and tested positive again. A New Jersey doctor claimed several patients healed from one bout only to become reinfected with the coronavirus. And another doctor said a second round of illness was a reality for some people, and was much more severe.

These recent accounts tap into people’s deepest anxieties that they are destined to succumb to Covid-19 over and over, feeling progressively sicker, and will never emerge from this nightmarish pandemic. And these stories fuel fears that we won’t be able to reach herd immunity — the ultimate destination where the virus can no longer find enough victims to pose a deadly threat.

But the anecdotes are just that — stories without evidence of reinfections, according to nearly a dozen experts who study viruses.  (See link for article)



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Dr. Mina had choice words for the physicians who caused the panic over reports of reinfections. “This is so bad, people have lost their minds,” he said. “It’s just sensationalist click bait.”

“Here, we review the evidence base on the effectiveness of nonpharmaceutical personal protective measures and environmental hygiene measures in non-healthcare settings and discuss their potential inclusion in pandemic plans. Although mechanistic studies [*] support the potential effect of hand hygiene or face masks, evidence from 14 randomized controlled trials of these measures did not support a substantial effect on transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza. We similarly found limited evidence on the effectiveness of improved hygiene and environmental cleaning.”

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“The entire world simply claimed that there was no immunity…..that wasn’t science, but pure speculation based on a gut feeling that was then parroted by everyone.” Beda Stadler


The virus is gone now but he states will probably come back in winter but it will NOT be a second wave – just a cold.  He states the young walking around with face-masks on would be better off wearing a helmet because the risk of something falling on their head is greater than getting a serious case of COVID-19.According to John P A Ioannidis’s work, those below the age of 65 make up only .6 to 2.6% of all fatal COVID cases.

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Scientists are getting away scot-free for causing billions of dollars’ worth of damage and this is something that cannot be allowed to happen. It’s not just the World Health Organisation. Ferguson wanted Sweden to lockdown, got Britain to lockdown, and when the numbers become normal, exactly what you would expect without lockdown. He then says, ah it’s because of lockdown. This is terrible science. This is science which should go on trial.. – Stanford biophysicist and Nobel Laureate Michael Levitt

Levitt states Sweden is the only country who did the right thing and that herd immunity occurs at 15% NOT 80%. He also states that these epidemiologists stirred up the same panic with Ebola and Bird Flu, but didn’t shut down society.  He states our mistake was listening to them.  He states that the level of stupidity has been amazing…..and that it’s exactly as dangerous as the flu.

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