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When you have covid, here's how you know you are no longer contagious

By Lena H. Sun and Joel Achenbach

01 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

In Europe, Covid cases are rising across the continent. As winter looms, this article is here to answer all your questions about the spread of the virus and when you may or may not be contagious.

You've got covid-19. When can you exit isolation? If you do resume activities outside your home, can you be sure you're no longer contagious?

It's complicated. Be forewarned: Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are nuanced but a little confusing.

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