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Transmisión presintomática del SARS-CoV-2

Un factor clave en la transmisibilidad de Covid-19 es el alto nivel de desprendimiento de SARS-CoV-2 en el tracto respiratorio superior, incluso entre pacientes presintomáticos
Autor/a: Monica Gandhi, M.D., M.P.H., Deborah S. Yokoe, M.D., M.P.H., and Diane V. Havlir, M.D. Fuente: NEJM DOI: 10.1056/NEJMe2009758 Asymptomatic Transmission, the Achilles’ Heel of Current Strategies to Control Covid-19
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