Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2 Transmission in an Urban Community: The Role of Children and Household Contacts

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Abstract

This is a single-center US retrospective study of infection patterns among household sick contacts (HHSCs) of children with confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 infection in an urban setting. An HHSC was identified in fewer than half (42%) of the patients, and no child-to-adult transmission was identified. This is a single center US retrospective study of infection patterns among household sick contacts of children with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection. A household sick contact was identified in fewer than half (42%) of patients and no child-to-adult transmission was identified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)919-921
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Volume10
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • coronavirus infections
  • pandemic
  • pediatrics
  • social determinants of health

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