Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Editorial Volume 4 Issue 9

Fear of COVID-19 Reinfection

Suprakash Chaudhury* and Tahoora Ali

Department of Psychiatry, Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Dr D Y Patil University, Pimpri, Pune, India

*Corresponding Author: Suprakash Chaudhury, Department of Psychiatry, Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Dr D Y Patil University, Pimpri, Pune, India.

Received: July 19, 2021; Published:

How long does the immunity inferred from COVID-19 infection last? What are the chances of contracting the virus again? How likely is reinfection with a new strain? What will be the severity of a probable reinfection? When will herd immunity against COVID-19 set in? Queries of such nature are puzzling not just the general population, but are also posing a formidable challenge to scientists and epidemiologists.

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Citation

Citation: Suprakash Chaudhury and Tahoora Ali. “Fear of COVID-19 Reinfection”. Acta Scientific Neurology 4.9 (2021): 01-92.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Suprakash Chaudhury and Tahoora Ali. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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