Virology: Current Research

ISSN: 2736-657X

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Mid-Ocean Outbreaks of COVID-19 with Tell-Tale Signs of Aerial Incidence


George A. Howard, N. Chandra Wickramasinghe*, Herbert Rebhan, Edward J. Steele, Reginald M. Gorczynski, Robert Temple, Gensuke Tokoro, Brig Klyce, Predrag Slijepcevic, Max K. Wallis and Stephen J. Coulson

Outbreaks of COVID-19 in passengers and crew in ships at sea continue to pose a problem for conventional epidemiology. In one instance the crew of an Argentinian fishing trawler, who were quarantined and tested negative before sailing, contracted the disease after 35 days at sea. In another instance a livestock ship had crew that was isolated and confined becoming sick with presumed COVID-19 whilst sailing in mid-ocean.


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