Health Article by Andrew Joseph. Helen Branswell, and Elizabeth Cooney, online at StatNews, August 17, 2020.
StatNews has been a valuable and trustworthy source of information and analysis throughout this epidemic. Here, three of their top health reporters team up to offer a big-picture overview of what we know and what we still need to know. Topics covered include: COVID-19 in kids, safe vs. dangerous settings, symptom persistence and “long haulers”, the race for a vaccine, asymptomatic spread, viral mutation, the reinfection question, how long does immunity last and how many infections have occurred.
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