It’s been just revealed that an HIV-positive woman with persistent coronavirus infection that latest 216 days saw the virus mutating within her over 30 times.
The research notes that the HIV-positive patient’s more than seven month infection was part of a cohort study of 300 other people with HIV; it explored the effect of a SARS-CoV-2 infection when introduced to an immune system with a present HIV infection.
“Of the mutations found in the patient, both the UK and South African variants were noted to be present at one point or another throughout the length of the woman’s infection,” the study notes.
Changes between being asymptomatic and symptomatic
More than that, it’s been revealed that throughout the course of the study, the woman, who was 36 years old, had an infection that flip-flopped between stages of being asymptomatic and symptomatic.
According to the notes in this study mentioned above, through the symptomatic stages she reportedly shared some of the normal symptoms associated with a typical coronavirus infection – such as sore throat, cough, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and more.
We suggest that you check out the complete notes that are available in the original article posted by The Jerusalem Post.
You can also check out the complete study about the issue.
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