Korea, U.S. Report Double H1N1 Infection Cases

  • Arirang News

    November 27, 2009 10:33

    A two-year-old girl in Korea has reportedly contracted the H1N1 virus a second time in just two months, making it the first such case in the country.

    According to Yonhap News agency the girl tested positive for the virus in September and made a full recovery but recent tests show she has the H1N1 flu again.

    The patient was re-admitted to a hospital in the southeastern city of Gimhae last weekend after suffering from a high fever. Doctors are baffled by the latest case since the body forms antibodies to fight the virus after one infection.

    Meanwhile in the U.S. a West Virginia doctor said she also tested positive for H1N1 flu twice, once in August and again in October.

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control tested two different specimens from the patient and both came out positive.

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