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Just Because We Can Get Reinfected With COVID-19 Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Beat It

On this week’s episode of PODCAST-19, FiveThirtyEight’s coronavirus podcast, we explore what it means that people can get reinfected with COVID-19, and how we can still develop immunity to the disease. We also explore why the approach to masks in the Netherlands is so much more lax than in parts of the U.S., even though Holland has done a better job of suppressing COVID-19.

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Chadwick Matlin was a deputy managing editor at FiveThirtyEight.

Anna Rothschild was FiveThirtyEight’s senior producer for video.