Can you get COVID-19 twice? Leading epidemiologist Catherine Bennett explains your risk of reinfection in Australia


Individuals could turn into reinfected with COVID-19 as a number of variants flow into throughout the group, warns infectious ailments specialists.

Epidemiology chair at Deakin College Professor Catherine Bennett says whereas the bulk of circumstances in the nation are linked to the Omicron variant, individuals are nonetheless being contaminated with the Delta pressure.

Watch the video above to see the distinction between Omicron and Delta

She mentioned individuals who caught COVID-19 linked to 1 pressure may very well be reinfected with the opposite pressure.

“We all know Omicron has increased charges of reinfection, and that was in individuals who have had Delta,” Professor Bennett instructed ABC TV.

“Even when Omicron doesn’t reinfect after an an infection has cleared, you can nonetheless have a Delta an infection at a celebration and nonetheless be susceptible to Omicron, so it’s nonetheless doable to have a reinfection.”

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