SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load in Upper Respiratory Specimens of Infected Patients

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SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load in Upper Respiratory Specimens of Infected Patients

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The 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic, which was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization, may progress to a pandemic associated with substantial morbidity and mortality.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-03-19

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Zou, Lirong, Feng Ruan, Mingxing Huang, Lijun Liang, Huitao Huang, Zhongsi Hong, Jianxiang Yu, Min Kang, Yingchao Song, Jinyu Xia, Qianfang Guo, Tie Song, Jianfeng He, Hui-Ling Yen, Malik Peiris, and Jie Wu. 2020. "SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load in Upper Respiratory Specimens of Infected Patients." New England Journal of Medicine 382 (12):1177-9.

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