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HomeVideoYou can test negative for COVID-19 but still have it. Here’s how

You can test negative for COVID-19 but still have it. Here’s how

Health experts and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning Americans about their holiday travel plans, as coronavirus case numbers explode across the U.S. As Americans their potential holiday plans, it is important to keep in mind that getting a negative test result doesn’t guarantee safety for you and the people around you – it’s “just a moment in time,” according to Dr. Megan Ranney, who serves as director of the Emergency Digital Health Innovation program at Brown University. Coronavirus symptoms take between two and 14 days to appear, so you may receive a negative test result one day and a positive result the following. Physicians and the CDC recommend staying home for Thanksgiving, or quarantining for two weeks and then getting tested before (and after) traveling.

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