COVID Reinfections Are Now Common. Will Getting a Booster Even Help?

Everyone in the United States knows someone -- often multiple someones -- who have been reinfected with COVID-19.


Despite vaccines, boosters and natural immunity, the highly infectious Omicron variant appears capable of getting around whatever protection you might have gained against SARS-CoV-2.


Even President Joe Biden – famously vaccinated and fully boosted – announced July 21 that he'd contracted COVID-19 and was suffering from a runny nose, fatigue and occasional dry cough.


The latest Omicron subvariant — BA.5 — is causing reinfections to occur more often in prior COVID patients, according to surveillance data from the gene sequencing company Helix.- Read entire article by Dennis Thompson HealthyDay

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