In-Flight Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

Abstract

Four persons with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection had traveled on the same flight from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Hong Kong, China. Their virus genetic sequences are identical, unique, and belong to a clade not previously identified in Hong Kong, which strongly suggests that the virus can be transmitted during air travel.


Weblink

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/11/20-3254_article

Titel

In-Flight Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

Auteur

Centers for disease control and prevention Type

Onderzoek-rapport Jaar van Publicatie

2020