Patients With Respiratory Symptoms Are at Greater Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

Respir Med. Apr-May 2020;165:105935. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2020.105935. Epub 2020 Mar 14.

Abstract

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Keywords: COVID-19; Cough; Emerging infectious disease; Virus shedding.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Betacoronavirus* / pathogenicity
  • China / epidemiology
  • Coronavirus Infections / diagnosis
  • Coronavirus Infections / physiopathology*
  • Coronavirus Infections / transmission*
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology
  • Cough / complications*
  • Cough / diagnosis
  • Cough / physiopathology
  • Cough / virology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nasopharynx / virology*
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnosis
  • Pneumonia, Viral / physiopathology*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / transmission*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Distribution
  • Virus Shedding*

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2