Jun 10, 2020
Does the World Health Org know what it's doing?
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There's been all sorts of confusion this week, after a top expert at the World Health Organization seemed to suggest that people without COVID-19 symptoms rarely transmit the virus.

The statement caused head scratching among experts, as asymptomatic transmission - that's giving the virus to someone when you don't have symptoms - is known to occur.

The WHO has since clarified the statements saying they were "misunderstandings".

So what happened and what could it mean for the WHO's reputation?

Also on today's show:

* If community transmission is erased, can we go back to normal?

* What’s the latest on the COVIDSafe app? Is it still being used?

* What is the risk of COVID-19 infection while flying?

* Should I use a cloth handkerchief?
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