Why the Coronavirus Can Persist

A few reasons why some people clear the virus faster than others

A few reasons why the coronavirus can last for months. Shin Jie Yong explains a variety of reasons why some people clear the virus that causes Covid-19 faster than others. For example, some early research suggests that SARS-CoV-2 residing in the saliva could be more shielded from the immune system. He writes:

Current science agrees that it is more likely for Covid-19 to reactivate than reinfect. Reactivation means the same initial virus is…

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