Editor's note

One of the things that’s so frustrating about covering the coronavirus pandemic is how much we just don’t know. As scientists work overtime to fill in all these knowledge gaps, the rest of us are left wondering. That’s why I was happy that University of Virginia infectious disease specialist William Petri agreed to round up what studies so far suggest about asymptomatic coronavirus. How can you catch a virus, spread it and fight it off, all without knowing you’d been infected?

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Even if you’re feeling fine, you might be infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. John Lamparski/Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images

Infected with the coronavirus but not showing symptoms? A physician answers 5 questions about asymptomatic COVID-19

William Petri, University of Virginia

Your body can be infected and fight off SARS-CoV-2 without your ever noticing.

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    Karen Jacobsen, Tufts University; Charles Simpson, Tufts University

    From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.

  • Language differences spark fear amid the coronavirus pandemic

    Stanley Dubinsky, University of South Carolina; Kaitlyn E. Smith, University of South Carolina; Michael Gavin, University of South Carolina

    Fear of strangers extends beyond racism and discrimination against people who look like they might come from another place – it includes people who sound different, too.

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