Jun 8, 2020 08:00 · 91 words · 1 minute read

Michigan progress on coronavirus

Michigan’s COVID-19 numbers have come way down. We do need to worry about demonstrations causing a new wave.

There is still evidence of asymptomatic spread

Andy Slavitt wrote a Twitter thread about asymptomatic spread of COVID-19, in response to a WHO announcement that asymptomatic people “rarely spread it”. Slavitt says, “I believe this was an irresponsible statement even though it was based on legitimate observations,” and brings the evidence to back up the statement. Update on Tuesday: WHO says 40% of transmissions may be through asymptomatic people.

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