What is the role of family clustering in the spread of pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Ayesha Mirza, MD; Chief Editor: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS  more...
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Family clustering appears to play a major role in disease transmission. In one study, just over half of children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China had evidence of transmission through family clustering. [24]  Most of the children in the US data also had exposure to a patient with COVID-19 in the household or community. [6]

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