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Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Infections in Households — Tennessee and Wisconsin, Apr–Sept 2020 | MMWR

Summary What is already known about this topic? Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurs within households; however, transmission estimates vary widely and the data on transmission from children are limited. What is added by this report? Findings from a prospective household study with intensive daily observation for ≥7 consecutive days indicate that transmission of SARS-CoV-2 among household members was frequent from either children or adults. What are the implications for public health practice? Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is common and occurs early after illness onset. Persons should self-isolate immediately at the onset of COVID-like symptoms, at the time of testing as a… Lire la suite »Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Infections in Households — Tennessee and Wisconsin, Apr–Sept 2020 | MMWR