Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, at a briefing last night
Dr Tony Holohan says that there is a certain amount of viral shedding that happens in asymptomatic patients, who can still pass the virus to others. | Follow live updates: https://t.co/QeqZ65WATC pic.twitter.com/8VF4IFab2V
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) June 8, 2020
Asymptomatic transmission refers to transmission of the virus from a person, who does not develop symptoms.
“From the data we have, it still seems to be rare that an asymptomatic person actually transmits onward to a secondary individual. It’s very rare.”
Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove (above), head of WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, at a news briefing from the United Nations agency’s Geneva headquarters yesterday.
EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan confirms he is considering putting his name forward as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, meaning the incoming Irish government could find itself with a key European vacancy to fill just as the cabinet jobs are being handed out
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) June 9, 2020
I decided to share this. It's on me, not @patphelan
I would like to first apologise to Pat, who is as decent and caring a human as you'll meet
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