Experts and epidemiologists say a re-infection is “very unlikely” but still possible.
Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwadi says those who have had an omega-3 infection are less likely to catch it twice, at least not in three months.
However, Stanley Weiss, an epidemiologist at the Rutgers School of Public Health, said in a conversation with Yahoo, “Yes, you can get Omicron twice.”
“If you have a mild infection, do not get very good immunity and you come in contact with a large dose of the virus again, it is certainly possible.”
An Israeli study also found re-infection with stealth omikron after the main strain was infected.
Cyril Cohen, head of the immunotherapy lab at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, said: [have]Some … have reported that in the rare case so far, those who … were infected by Omicron may also be infected … at BA.2, “as reported by i24 News Station.