Sunday, August 1

Coronavirus: the 90-year-old woman who died after being infected simultaneously with two variants of covid-19


  • Michelle Roberts
  • Health Editor, BBC

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It’s possible to get two variants of SARS-CoV-2 at the same time, experts warn after seeing a double infection in a 90-year-old woman.

The woman, who died in March 2021 in Belgium, had not been vaccinated.

He had been infected with the alpha and beta variants of the coronavirus, which were first identified in the UK and South Africa.

Your doctors suspect contracted them from two different people.


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