Tag Archives: Infectious

‘Why friends with Covid but no symptoms could be less infectious’

How infectious are people who test positive for Covid-19 but have no symptoms? And what is their contribution to the transmission of live virus? These questions are explored by Allyson Pollock, professor of public health at Newcastle University, who’s always candid and unafraid to say it like it is. She and Newcastle colleague, ­independent researcher… Read More »

COVID-19 Patients Can Be Infectious After Symptomatic Recovery

Researchers have revealed that half the 16 patients (average age of 35.5 years) receiving treatment for mild COVID-19 infection had coronavirus for as long as 8 days after their symptoms had disappeared. Throat swab samples were collected and analyzed which had been taken from the patients on alternate days. They were discharged after recovering from… Read More »