Covid transmission, shedding according to vaccination status

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About The Study: In this cohort study of 173 health care workers, inpatients, and guardians and 45 participants in a community facility, secondary transmission of SARS-CoV-2 was significantly less common, and viable virus was detected for a shorter duration in fully vaccinated individuals than in partially vaccinated or unvaccinated individuals.

Authors: Sung-Han Kim, M.D., of the University of Ulsan College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea, and Man-Seong Park, Ph.D., of Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, are the corresponding authors.

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