China expert: Coronavirus patients unlikely to be infected for second time

Published on 5 Feb 2020 9:59:45 PM

Those who have recovered from the novel coronavirus are unlikely to be contracted by the disease again, according to Chen Dechang, the director of the Critical Care Medicine Department of the Ruijin Hospital Affiliated to the School of Medicine of the Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Chen is helping to treat coronavirus patients at Wuhan's Jinyintan Hospital in China.