Guwahati News Desk: As per state media, a Brazilian woman has become the world’s first person to be re-infected with E484K, a variant of the novel coronavirus.
The D’Or Institute for Research and Education researchers discovered the case in Bahia state which was detected in a 45-year-old woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 in May 2020.
She was diagnosed again in October with the mutation. However, in both cases, the patient did not present serious symptoms.
Brazil currently holds the third highest number of cases in the world after the US and India, and its death toll is the second largest after the US.