Age-related risk of household transmission of COVID-19 in Singapore

Rachael Pung, Minah Park, Alex R. Cook, Vernon J. Lee

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Prior to the implementation of social distancing measures, we monitored the close family contacts of the first 400 cases of COVID-19 in Singapore for SARS-CoV-2 infection to determine the risk of infection with age. Adjusting for gender and household size, the risk of COVID-19 infection in household contacts was found to increase with age.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalInfluenza and other Respiratory Viruses
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2021

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