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Asymptomatic ‘Casedemic’ Is a Perpetuation of Needless Fear

As coronavirus testing takes place en masse across the U.S., many are questioning whether the tests are accurate enough to trust, especially in people who are asymptomatic. Positive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests have several drawbacks that make mass testing problematic and rife for misleading fearmongering. For starters, the PCR test is not… Read More »

WHO scrambles to clarify comments on asymptomatic coronavirus spread, says much is still unknown

Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the World Health Organization’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, speaks during a press conference following an emergency committee meeting over the new coronavirus in Geneva on Jan. 22, 2020. Pierre Albouy | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization scrambled Tuesday to clarify its comments earlier this week that transmission… Read More »

How long can chlamydia remain asymptomatic

Gonorrhoea Symptoms usually appear within 10 days, but could start much later. There are very few mathematical modelling studies that consider explicitly how the timing of progression to PID might affect the outcome of chlamydia screening interventions . SAN ANSELMO, CA – NOVEMBER 23: Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack’s Pharmacy on November 23, how long… Read More »