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What is the role of asymptomatic transmission? History and evidence

One of the questions that arose in this pandemic was the possibility that individuals without symptoms could be major transmitters of the disease. This hypothesis is now perceived as a

WHO says asymptomatics should repeat test if positive

The new WHO guidelines for PCR tests recommend that they be used as an aid to diagnosis. “Most PCR assays are indicated as an aid for diagnosis, therefore, health care

Study in Wuhan indicates that asymptomatics may not transmit the virus

A study in Wuhan, based on tests on almost 10 million residents, showed that “there was no evidence of transmission of asymptomatic positive people to close contacts and no asymptomatic
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