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Covid can remain active in some people for over 7 months: Study

Insight Online | 29/01/2022 04:24 PM | Click to read full article

A team of international researchers have found that the novel coronavirus can continue to be present in some human bodies upto 232 days.

Researchers from France’s Pasteur Institute, the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Brazil conducted a study involving 38 Brazilian patients. The patients were followed until they tested negative twice or three times consecutively by RT-PCR.