Hoping to catch Covid-19 and 'get it over with'? Think again, say experts

Aside from the risk of hospitalisation, it was still uncertain how long immunity conferred by infection would last. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - If you are thinking of dropping your guard and hoping to catch Covid-19 just to "get it over with" and "enjoy" the resultant immunity, you should think again, say experts.

After multiple waves of Covid-19 infections here, six in 10 residents are thought to have contracted the coronavirus at least once, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung told Parliament on Monday (Aug 1), adding that those who had a recent infection are less likely to get infected now.

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