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A 23-year-old female asked:

How soon after recovering from covid can you be re-infected? of course i am taking precautions regardless, just curious?

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Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Reinfection with COVID 19 is variable, depending on the length of time your antibodies last after the 1st infection. Usually it would be at least 3 to 6 months before the antibody levels fall. It is good you are taking precautions. People who have had COVID & wish to receive Covid vaccine can usually do so if 90 or more days have passed since infection.
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