Wisconsin patient tests positive for coronavirus for second time – WISN Milwaukee

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A Wisconsin client has actually been reinfected with the coronavirus, according to health officials.Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in WisconsinThe La Crosse County Health Department made the announcement Tuesday.Health officials said the client checked positive more than 3 months after very first contracting the virus.Scientists studying the infection have yet to report a case that was validated to be a reinfection, and not a flare-up of a previous infection.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month stated there had been no validated cases of COVID-19 reinfection, however scientists continue to examine the possibility.Health specialists stated people were most likely suffering from the same illness or the tests found remnants of the original infection. Theres likewise the opportunity tests might have been incorrect positives.Health officials in La Crosse County said the clients signs were not the exact same the second time around. One client has died.Health officials have not launched any additional information on the patient who evaluated positive for a 2nd time.So far, in Milwaukee County, there havent been any reported COVID-19 reinfection cases but a physician at Froedtert Hospital said that might simply reveal how little is known about it. Froedterts medical director of infection avoidance said a COVID-19 reinfection would be a particularly unpleasant omen for efforts to develop a reliable vaccine. Graham stated.

LA CROSSE, Wis.–.
A Wisconsin client has actually been reinfected with the coronavirus, according to health officials.
Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in Wisconsin.

The La Crosse County Health Department made the announcement Tuesday.
Health officials said the client tested positive more than three months after very first contracting the virus.
Scientists studying the virus have yet to report a case that was verified to be a reinfection, and not a flare-up of a previous infection.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month said there had actually been no validated cases of COVID-19 reinfection, but researchers continue to examine the possibility.
Health specialists said people were most likely suffering from the exact same illness or the tests found residues of the initial infection.
Theres also the possibility tests could have been false positives.
Health authorities in La Crosse County said the clients symptoms were not the exact same the 2nd time around.
An overall of 854 favorable cases have actually been reported in La Crosse County. One client has died.
Health authorities have not launched any extra information on the patient who checked positive for a 2nd time.
Far, in Milwaukee County, there havent been any reported COVID-19 reinfection cases however a medical professional at Froedtert Hospital stated that might simply show how little is known about it.
” In three months, Im sure were going to have a better concept about what this means,” stated Dr. Mary Beth Graham of Froedtert Hospital & & Medical College of Wisconsin.
Froedterts medical director of infection avoidance stated a COVID-19 reinfection would be a specifically troubling prophecy for efforts to develop an effective vaccine.
” It does cause a great deal of angst for everyone thinking of, Well, what does that mean for a vaccine? Because if you provide a vaccine, how long-lived is the immunity from a vaccine going to be?” Graham stated.
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