Taiwan’s Covid-19 controls involved identifying close contacts of infected people and then quarantining and monitoring them. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus most likely to be passed on in early stages of illness or before symptoms appear, Taiwan study says

  • Those who came into contact with confirmed Covid-19 cases just before or soon after symptoms appeared were most likely to become infected
  • Researchers say findings highlight the importance of early contact tracing and tracking as well as social distancing
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
Taiwan’s Covid-19 controls involved identifying close contacts of infected people and then quarantining and monitoring them. Photo: Reuters
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