"I didn't think he was going to make it," his mother said after learning her son had caught coronavirus.
The study took place in Israel, which is currently leading the world in terms of vaccinating its population.
The man spent 22 days in hospital following the incident.
"We fear this mutation might have an impact, and what we don't know is the extent of the impact," said researcher Penny Moore.
Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, fatigue, a dry cough, body aches, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat and a runny nose.
The nurse, who has a condition that often causes her to faint when she experiences pain, recovered quickly.
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About 2.9 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine will be distributed across the country this week.
"This accomplished team of leaders will bring the highest level of integrity, scientific rigor, and crisis-management experience to one of the toughest challenges America has ever faced," Biden said.
Three Indian-made COVID-19 vaccines are currently at different stages of clinical trials.
China currently has five coronavirus vaccines undergoing large-scale, Phase III clinical trials.
"It's wonderful news," WHO official Dr. David Nabarro said.
The drug was touted by President Donald Trump earlier in the pandemic.
The charity worker had already survived malaria and dengue fever infections before contracting COVID-19.
Watkins appeared on the show's sixth season, becoming a fan-favorite.
Pfizer and German company BioNTech SE on Monday announced a vaccine candidate for COVID-19, which the world has been battling since early this year. The companies said BNT162b2 has proved successful in the first interim analysis from the phase three study.
America recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus deaths on Thursday as the number of active hospitalizations reached their highest point in nearly two months—around 41,000.
Though a vaccine might not be publicly available in the near future, medical experts have utilized existing medicine and over 27 million people have recovered from COVID-19.
The latest outbreak is the second that has been linked to a church in the state.
A total of 370 North Dakotans have died as a result of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
The 51-year-old patient had recently been fitted with a tracheostomy tube in her neck.
"By targeting specific age groups we can substantially reduce the number of doses required to achieve an equivalent reduction in transmission," researcher Michael Meehan said.
Frequently cited estimates suggest this can only be achieved when 60 percent or more of the population is infected.
"That was a very difficult decision because I knew it would have very serious economic consequences," he said.
"I can't be locked up in a room upstairs and totally safe," Trump said.
"It is getting worse faster in Paris and the surrounding area," said French Health Minister Olivier Véran.
"Voters who aren't wearing masks could put public health at risk,' said Mississippi Representative Jeramey Anderson.
To the front-line doctors, nurses, epidemiologists and hospital administrators: Welcome to the politicization of medicine—and what must be our collective fight against it.