- Originally, officials believed that the novel coronavirus was spread primarily by people with known symptoms.
- Growing evidence indicates that people who are pre-symptomatic can infect others with the new coronavirus.
- Experts recommend social distancing, even if you are not in an at-risk group and feel healthy, to slow the spread of COVID-19.
As more businesses and communities put measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, scientists are working as quickly as possible to learn all they can about the disease and the novel coronavirus that causes it. New research is being published almost daily, including recent studies that suggest the virus might spread differently than officials originally thought.
Previously, scientists believed that individuals who were infected with the novel coronavirus were most…