- WHO said- Asymptomatic patients include mostly young and healthy people
- Organization said- Now focus on patients with symptoms, if they are controlled, the data will fall rapidly
Jun 09, 2020, 03:21 PM IST
Geneva. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that the disease is rarely spread to others from symptomatic (asymptomatic) patients without corona. The organization said that the data that we have, proves this. Researchers have been suspecting asymptomatic patients for some time. He says that such patients continue to have trouble dealing with the disease.
At the beginning of the epidemic, there was evidence that coronavirus was transmitted from one infected person to another, regardless of whether or not it showed symptoms. On this, WHO epidemiologist Dr. Maria Wayne said on Monday that asymptomatic patients can also spread the infection, but the way cases are increasing in the world, these patients are not the reason. He said that symptoms of this infection do not appear or are very mild, especially in young people and other healthy people.
Government should focus on identifying the infected
Dr. Maria said that we have had reports from many countries that infection has spread from asymptomatic patients in nursing homes or homes. To know the exact answer, more research and more data has to be revealed. He said that this time the focus of governments should be on detecting and isolating the infected. It is also important to keep an eye on those coming in contact with patients.
Focus now on patients with symptoms
Dr. Maria Wayne said that right now our focus is only on symptomatic patients. If we managed to control the symptomatic patients, isolation and quarantine cases and other cases, then the epidemic data would fall sharply.