Up to 80 percent with SARS-CoV-2 are ‘silent carriers’

DN&V Correspondent
New Delhi: Recent studies suggest that up to 80 percent of people with SARS-CoV-2 are silent carriers. Testing of pregnant women in New York revealed that most who were positive for the virus at delivery were asymptomatic.
U.K. officials warned that they’re seeing new cases of children with COVID-19 arriving at the hospital with severe symptoms such as GI issues, cardiac inflammation, and signs of toxic shock syndrome.
The World Health Organization said this weekend that there was currently no evidence that people who recovered from COVID-19 and had antibodies were protected from reinfection. Experts disagreed.
Doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital treating COVID-19 patients saw large numbers of strokes that blocked big vessels in the brain and high rates of clots in the veins of the legs in late March. COVID-19 associated clotting has been noted by the American Society of Hematology.

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