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British researchers believe they have documented the longest-known COVID-19 infection, in a patient who tested positive for a total of 505 days before their death.

The previous record for persistent infection — rather than repeated bouts of COVID — is thought to be 335 days, the team from King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust said.

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