Covid reinfection causes ‘an immune deficiency that can no longer be cured’

Coronavirus, Europe, Germany, Health, Infection, Long Covid, Reinfection, Transmission

The German Health Minister seems to have broken the global omertà about the dangers of Covid reinfections yesterday by saying “those affected are often dealing with an immune deficiency that can no longer be cured”.

The phrase has appeared widely across social media today, so we thought we would look at the source material for it – an interview by the Rheinische Post with Karl Lauterbach on the 21st January 2021.

As translated by Google, Lauterbach said:

Karl Lauterbach interview with Rheinische Post (in German)

There’s a good write-up of this story in the OK Doomer blog – The Gig is Up, and It Feels Weird



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Image by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung from Berlin, Deutschland, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

** This post was originally published on January 22, 2023 **