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Public Health Response to the Initiation and Spread of Pandemic COVID-19 in the United States, February 24–April 21, 2020

Description
Identifies factors that contributed to the spread of COVID-19 in early 2020. Discusses transmission due to travel, large gatherings (including a funeral in rural Georgia), high-risk workplaces such as rural meatpacking facilities, densely populated areas, and unrecognized transmission related to limited testing and asymptomatic and presymptomatic spread.
Author(s)
Anne Schuchat
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(18), 551-556
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Infectious diseases · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention