The UFRJ studied highlighted that the patient had no recurrence but remained with the virus for 152 consecutive days, which makes this case worthy of international attention.
The researchers Luciana Costa, Amilcar Tanuri, and Teresinha Castineiras stressed that asymptomatic people are very dangerous for they are "the pillars of the virus' spread."
The study authors revealed that the patient is a Rio de Janeiro health professional, who had mild COVID-19 symptoms in March.
For the global pandemic. the US and Brazil stand alone on a death plateau of a thousand lost lives per day. Today 1,249 Americans reported dead from covid-19. Now into 6th consecutive week of >1,000 fatalities every weekday pic.twitter.com/R1WZZ4sIpV