Can You Get Coronavirus Twice?

Why it’s such a difficult question to answer

Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

It’s still hard for many Americans to find out if they have the coronavirus. Testing capacity is low, and there have been suggestions that the virus was circulating in certain places earlier than reported, leaving open the possibility that some people may have had it and were unaware.

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that