Close contacts without symptoms need to be tested, agency says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed its controversial Covid-19 testing guidance on Friday, stating clearly that close contacts without any symptoms need a test.

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“Due to the significance of asymptomatic and presymptomatic transmission, this guidance reinforces the need to test asymptomatic persons, including close contacts of a person with documented Sars-Cov-2 infection,” the update, posted on its website, reads. Read more at WSJ