COVID-19: The WHO absolutely did not say those without symptoms can’t spread coronavirus

Have you heard the big WHO announcement? People who aren’t showing symptoms don’t spread the virus! — Happy people everywhere right now The WHO’s announcement that infected people who aren’t showing symptoms of COVID-19 aren’t spreading the virus has gone viral all over my feed. People are understandably thrilled by this news. The CNBC headline

Good news: a mutation probably did not make COVID-19 more contagious

Three weeks ago, The Prepared was among the first in the English-language press to report on a new study indicating that SARS-CoV-2 had mutated into a more transmissible form. A more transmissible version of the virus that causes COVID-19 would be the second-worst possible news — second only to a more deadly strain. Given that