Asymptomatic Transmission and the Infection Fatality Risk for COVID-19: Implications for School Reopening.
Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
- Published Article
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Oxford University Press
- Publication Date
May 04, 2021
Asymptomatic infection occurs for numerous respiratory viral diseases, including influenza and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We seek to clarify confusion in 3 areas: age-specific risks of transmission and/or disease; various definitions for the COVID-19 "mortality rate," each useful for specific purposes; and implications for student return strategies from preschool through university settings. © The Author(s) 2020. Published by Oxford University Press for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. All rights reserved. For permissions, e-mail: [email protected]
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