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Two Israelis reinfected with South African variant #B1351 #N501V2 after recovery from #coronavirus

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The Israeli Health Ministry said Sunday that the the South African strain B.1351 N501Y.V2 of the virus has been detected in a COVID patient who had previously recovered from the virus. This is the second case of the variant being detected in someone who had already recovered from the illness.

According to the health ministry, since the start of the month there have been 14 cases of the South African variant detected, and 44 detected in total. The Health Ministry added that the patients came into contact with at least 124 people in a chain of 36.

Haaretz report


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