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WHO makes dramatic U-Turn on feedback about asymptomatic unfold of COVID-19 after Harvard scientists slammed the employer for 'developing confusion'

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made a dramatic U-Turn on its claims that it's far uncommon for asymptomatic Coronavirus patients to unfold the virus after Harvard University scientists criticized the enterprise for developing confusion.

During a information conference on Monday, Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, head of WHO's emerging diseases and zoonosis unit stated the transmission of Coronavirus by an asymptomatic patient is now very rare.

In her words, she said: "From the facts we have, it still appears to be rare that an asymptomatic individual truly transmits onward to a secondary man or woman."

"We have a number of reports from nations who are doing very detailed contact tracing. They're following asymptomatic cases, they're following contacts and they're no longer locating secondary transmission onward. It is very rare -- and much of that is not published inside the literature," she stated.

"We are continuously searching at this data and we're seeking to get more information from international locations to surely solution this question. It still seems to be rare that an asymptomatic character sincerely transmits onward."

Van Kerkhove went on to describe how the unconventional coronavirus spreads thru droplets, which can be launched when a person coughs or sneezes.

"It passes from an character through infectious droplets. If we surely accompanied all the symptomatic cases, remoted those cases, accompanied the contacts and quarantined those cases, we would notably reduce -- I would like in order to deliver a share of how tons transmission we could absolutely stop -- but it would be a drastic reduction in transmission," she said.

But researchers from Harvard say that a multitude of evidence indicates those with out symptoms can, and easily do, spread coronavirus.

Harvard's Global Health Institute said research shows humans with out COVID-19 signs are spreading the disorder and that 'the WHO is creating confusion by way of suggesting otherwise.'

According to the group, the WHO's remark was primarily based on 'evidence from member states' that has no longer but been shared with the medical community.

'Obviously the issue about whether or not or now not can spread signs is vital to controlling this,' Dr Ashish K Jha, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, instructed DailyMail.Com.

'It's been the Achilles heel of this outbreak. The chance of asymptomatic spread, it's real and substantial.'

Jha said that about one in five folks who settlement COVID-19, the disorder caused by the virus, in no way develop symptoms.

'They feel pleasant throughout the disease course. That's where we think are proper now,' he said.

'I would say there's precise evidence that folks who are infected, who have no signs and feel satisfactory, can and do unfold the infection.'

The WHO later called Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove's statement a 'misunderstanding,' and admitted that humans with no signs and symptoms do, in fact, spread the sickness.


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