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Outbreak of COVID-19 in a family, Wenzhou, China

  • Zu-Mu Zhou (a1), Hai-Zhen Zhou (a2), Xian-Dan Lin (a1), Zhi-Cheng SU (a2), Lu-Shuang Zhao (a2) and Xi Chen (a2)...

Abstract

Since December 2019, China has experienced a widespread outbreak of COVID-19. However, at the early stage of outbreak, investigations revealed a variety of patterns resulting in the transmission of COVID-19. Thus, it is essential to understand the transmission types and the potential for sustained human-to-human transmission. Moreover, the information regarding the characteristics of transmission helps in coordinating the current screening programme, and controlling and containing measures, and also, helps in deciding the appropriate quarantine duration. Thus, this investigation reports an outbreak of COVID-19 in a family residing in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China during the month of January−February 2020.

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Author for correspondence: Zu-Mu Zhou, E-mail: zhouzumu@126.com

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Outbreak of COVID-19 in a family, Wenzhou, China

  • Zu-Mu Zhou (a1), Hai-Zhen Zhou (a2), Xian-Dan Lin (a1), Zhi-Cheng SU (a2), Lu-Shuang Zhao (a2) and Xi Chen (a2)...

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