80 Percent of People in This Age Group Are Asymptomatic

Updated June 17, 2020

Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, is interviewed for a story that examines asymptomatic transmission of the novel coronavirus in young people. “We know that you can be asymptomatic/pre-symptomatic and spread infection. The question that is unresolved is what portion of secondary cases are a result of this mode of transmission,” Russo said.