Alliance for Pandemic Preparedness

March 10, 2020

A confirmed asymptomatic carrier of SARS-CoV-2



  • Luo et al report evidence of asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19. They discuss challenges in identifying asymptomatic carriers and patients during their asymptomatic phase and advocate for new preventive strategies to include this epidemiological evidence.

Luo et al. (Mar 9, 2020).  A confirmed asymptomatic carrier of SARS-CoV-2. Pre-print downloaded Mar 10 from 10.1097/CM9.0000000000000798