ARTICLE: Latino Household Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2
AUTHORS: Diego A Martinez, Eili Y Klein, Cassandra Parent, Diana Prieto, Benjamin F Bigelow, Ronald E Saxton, Kathleen R Page
JOURNAL: Clin Infect Dis. 2022 May 3;74(9):1675-1677. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab753.
We assessed temporal changes in the household secondary attack rate of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and identified risk factors for transmission in vulnerable Latino households of Baltimore, Maryland. The household secondary attack rate was 45.8%, and it appeared to increase as the alpha variant spread, highlighting the magnified risk of spread in unvaccinated populations.
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