What the WHO Really Meant Regarding Asymptomatic Spread

Clearing up major coronavirus confusion

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Authored by Alexandra Sifferlin and Dana Smith

Media and science Twitter was sent into a tizzy on Monday when the World Health Organization (WHO) shared that asymptomatic spread of Covid-19 is “very rare.” The news — which was a confusing statement without enough context from…



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