Why Do I Keep Catching Covid & Others Don’t?

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Why Do I Keep Catching Covid & Others Don’t?

At the start of the pandemic there was a lot of misinformation suggesting that we couldn't be reinfected with coronavirus more than once, but we now know that is simply not the case, and we can in fact contract Covid-19 multiple times.

But why is it that some people seem susceptible to falling prey to different variants, even quite close together, while others seem to remain immune, even when they've been surrounded by people who are very unwell?

The Quicky speaks to an expert epidemiologist to find out what factors determine whether you are more or less vulnerable to catching Covid-19 more than once, and if there is anything you can do to reduce your risk.

CREDITS 

Host: Claire Murphy

With thanks to:

Professor Adrian Esterman - Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of South Australia

Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Jacob Round

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