Data from 2 cruise ships and one nuclear powered aircraft carrier suggests that a significant number of people remain asymptomatic despite being infected by SARS-CoV-2. Mortality is remarkably low in infected patients. A tussle is rumoured to be ongoing in the UK about what distance to maintain between people amongst the scientific advisers and politicians.
Natural History of Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2013020
COVID-19: in the footsteps of Ernest Shackleton Alvin J Ing ,1 Christine Cocks,2 Jeffery Peter Green3 Ing AJ, et al. Thorax 2020;0:1–2. doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215091
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