From Feb 12 to Apr 9, a total of 9,282 US healthcare professionals (HCPs) were infected with COVID-19, according to a paper published yesterday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. In the same journal, researchers published a case report on three HCPs infected with the novel coronavirus after contact with the first patient with community-acquired COVID-19 in a Solano County, California, hospital in February. Also, a study published today in Nature Medicine of 94 COVID-19 patients in Guangzhou, China, estimated that 44% of secondary case-patients were infected before the index patient experienced symptoms.

 

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