CDC reverses course again, says asymptomatic people should be tested
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course again Friday, now recommending that people get tested if they come into contact with someone who has coronavirus, even if they are asymptomatic.
“Due to the significance of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission, this guidance further reinforces the need to test asymptomatic persons, including close contacts of a person with documented SARS-CoV-2 infection,” the CDC’s updated guidance says.
Close contact means coming “within 6 feet of a person with documented SARS-CoV-2 infection for at least 15 minutes.” The CDC also recommends that even if you test negative, you should still self-isolate for two weeks because a “single negative test does not mean you will remain negative at any time point after that test.”
This is the second time that the CDC has reversed course on their testing …continued .
[Source: Fox News]