Spiking to 15,000 new infected cases on 13 February, Covid-19 is proving itself to be one of the most contagious diseases we’ve seen in our time. In just a single day, the reports of new cases nearly doubled that of Sars’ in the course of a year.
While all this is happening, the nation seems to be split on many things – to mask or not to mask, to stockpile or not to stockpile (answer: not to stockpile), to avoid certain places or not to avoid. Although much of it boil down to personal belief, some facts do have to be stated in order to quell unnecessary fears, so we can put the right measures in place.
Here, we give you answers to three of the most frequently asked questions regarding Covid-19’s transmissibility.