Health

COVID looking forward to the holiday season

COVID-19 reinfections have been one of the largest unknowns during the pandemic. Can you get sick again? If so, when? How serious would a second or third infection be? Does being vaccinated reduce the likelihood of being reinfected? New data compiled by Oregon Health Authority help answer these questions.

Let’s start with some basic reinfection data.As of Sept.1, OHA has documented:• 35,466 second infections• 660 third infections . . .