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Why You Probably Won't Get the Coronavirus Twice, at Least Not Right Away

April 13, 2020

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 13 Business Insider story about the likelihood that recovered COVID-19 patients will contract the coronavirus again. The article was also published April 13 by MSN Health and Fitness.

"It is way too soon to get any kind of definitive data," LeVasseur said, but he cited a study of the 2002-03 SARS outbreak in China that found immunity from that virus lasted an average of two years.

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