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The majority of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 appear to actively shed infectious virus for about 8 days, but there is a wide range of variability from person to person. Understanding how long people ...

Case study details leukemia patient who shed infectious SARS-CoV-2 for at least 70 days

Most SARS-CoV-2 virus strains worldwide have a genetic mutation that boosts transmission strength but doesn't interfere with the potential efficacy of therapies and vaccines in development.Most SARS-CoV-2 virus strains worldwide have a genetic mutation that boosts transmission strength but doesn't interfere with the potential efficacy of therapies and vaccines in development.

Common SARS-CoV-2 Mutation May Be Making COVID More Contagious

Different "forms of disease" identified in mild Covid-19 cases; many difficult decisions have had to be made quickly; and what a US study found on household transmission.Different "forms of disease" identified in mild Covid-19 cases; many difficult decisions have had to be made quickly; and what a US study found on household transmission.

Coronavirus morning recap: Covid ethics, forms of disease in mild cases, and household transmission | Health24

Individuals who develop Covid-19 end up infecting around half of their household members with SARS-CoV-2, a US study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found.Individuals who develop Covid-19 end up infecting around half of their household members with SARS-CoV-2, a US study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found.

Coronavirus household transmission much higher than previously thought, new study suggests | Witness