Uncertainty over long-term immune response has implications for efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine, say experts
In an editorial in the ICMR's, Indian Journal of Medical Research, experts also said that continued use of masks and other measures may be advocated if evidence shows a possible role of asymptomatic persons in COVID-19 transmission
Published in the medRxiv preprint repository, the yet-to-be peer reviewed study analysed whole genome sequence data of virus samples from 210 patients in and around Hyderabad in Telangana
Home care for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients: How to self-quarantine safely when one lives with others
The population density and cultural norms in India are such that most people not only share their life and space with their families (joint or nuclear) but also with their neighbours and communities.
WHO takes back statement saying asymptomatic patients spreading COVID-19 is rare, says they can cause 40 percent of transmissions
Maria van Kerkhove said, “Some estimates of around 40 percent of transmission may be due to asymptomatic (cases), but those are from models."
WHO calls transmission by asymptomatic persons 'very rare', then walks back remarks; agency stumbles again in coronavirus response
Even as the World Health Organisation leads the worldwide response to the coronavirus pandemic, the agency is failing to take stock of rapidly evolving research findings and to communicate clearly about them, several scientists warned Tuesday