How the world missed COVID-19’s silent spread – ET HealthWorld

By Matt Apuzzo, Selam Gebrekidan & David D. KirkpatrickMUNICH: Dr. Camilla Rothe was about to leave for dinner when the government laboratory called with the surprising test result. Positive. It was Jan. 27. She had just discovered Germany’s first case of the new coronavirus. But the diagnosis made no sense. Her patient, a businessman from […]

Covid-19 tests to be doubled in Delhi in next two days, door-to-door survey in hotspots: Amit Shah – ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: With Covid-19 cases increasing alarmingly, Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday announced that the testing will be doubled in Delhi in the next two days and subsequently increased by three times. Announcing a slew of measures to check the spread of the coronavirus in the national capital after he held a meeting […]

Up to 45 per cent of coronavirus infections may be asymptomatic: Study – ET HealthWorld

LOS ANGELES: As much as 45 per cent of people infected by the novel coronavirus behind the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic never show symptoms of the disease, according to a review of studies which suggests that the virus may silently damage the bodies of these asymptotic individuals. Scientists, including Eric Topol from the Scripps Research Translational […]