Presumed Asymptomatic Carrier Transmission of COVID-19

JAMA. 2020 Apr 14;323(14):1406-1407. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.2565.

Abstract

This study describes possible transmission of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from an asymptomatic Wuhan resident to 5 family members in Anyang, a Chinese city in the neighboring province of Hubei.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Asymptomatic Infections*
  • Betacoronavirus
  • Carrier State / virology
  • China
  • Coronavirus Infections / diagnostic imaging
  • Coronavirus Infections / transmission*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnostic imaging
  • Pneumonia, Viral / transmission*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Young Adult

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2