Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection in Belgian long-term care facilities

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Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection in Belgian long-term care facilities

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As of July 1, Belgium has 61 509 confirmed cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and 9754 related deaths. In early April, the ministry of health decided to implement a mass testing campaign in long-term care facilities (LTCFs; appendix p 1).

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-07-03

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Hoxha, Ana, Chloe Wyndham-Thomas, Sofieke Klamer, Dominique Dubourg, Melissa Vermeulen, Naima Hammami, and Laura Cornelissen. 2020. "Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection in Belgian long-term care facilities." The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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