A Peking University research team says screening for asymptomatic infection is required, especially for countries and regions that have successfully controlled Sars-CoV-2. Photo: AP
A Peking University research team says screening for asymptomatic infection is required, especially for countries and regions that have successfully controlled Sars-CoV-2. Photo: AP

Target asymptomatic Covid-19 cases to stop community spread: Chinese study

  • People who test positive but show no sign of illness need to be isolated too, Peking University researchers say
  • Screening and quarantine on arrival at airports needed to tackle high percentage of asymptomatic infections among travellers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Peking University research team says screening for asymptomatic infection is required, especially for countries and regions that have successfully controlled Sars-CoV-2. Photo: AP
A Peking University research team says screening for asymptomatic infection is required, especially for countries and regions that have successfully controlled Sars-CoV-2. Photo: AP
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