13 mai 2014

The main differences between Corona Virus and Influenza

Transmission in the first 3-5 days of illness, or potentially pre-symptomatic transmission –transmission of the virus before the appearance of symptoms – is a major driver of transmission for influenza. In contrast, WHO is learning that most people who can shed COVID-19 virus 24-48 hours prior to symptom onset, which does not appear to be a major driver of transmission.