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Asymptomatic coronavirus spread is real
The confusing WHO remark and walk-back, explained.

Article by Lois Parshley published online at Vox, June 10, 2020.

A comment by an epidemiologist and a technical consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) set off a firestorm of controversy when Maria Van Kerkhove said that asymptomatic transmission was “very rare” at a news conference on Monday. This article delves into what we know and don’t know and why that comment was both ill-timed and inaccurate.


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