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Prognosis: Understanding Silent Spreaders
Jun 18, 2020 · 10 min
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A top World Health Organization official sparked controversy earlier this month when she said cases of asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 spreading the virus are “very rare.” Bloomberg senior editor Jason Gale digs into what we know — and don’t know — about asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19, also known as “silent spreaders.”


Guests: 

Jason Gale, Senior Editor, Bloomberg News

Dr. Sanjaya Senanayake, Associate Professor, Australia National University

Dr. Peter Collignon, Professor, Australia National University


Read a transcript of this episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2020/06/18/prognosis-silent-spreaders/


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