PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (438): reinfection, mortality rates, WHO, global

COVID-19 — United States
A 25-year-old man from Reno, Nevada, had the 1st known US case of coronavirus reinfection, according to a report published Monday [12 Oct 2020] in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases. Pathogens from 2 genetically distinct strains had infected him weeks apart.
Confirmed 2nd infections represent a sliver of the estimated 37 million coronavirus cases worldwide. A twice-infected Hong Kong patient was the 1st such case, followed by several others in Belgium and the Netherlands. Research