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Volume 27, Number 5—May 2021
Research Letter

Upper Respiratory Infections in Schools and Childcare Centers Reopening after COVID-19 Dismissals, Hong Kong

Min Whui Fong, Nancy H.L. Leung, Benjamin J. CowlingComments to Author , and Peng Wu
Author affiliations: WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (M.W. Fong, N.H.L. Leung, B.J. Cowling, P. Wu); Laboratory of Data Discovery for Health Limited, Hong Kong (B.J. Cowling, P. Wu)

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Symptoms reported in 81 upper respiratory tract infection outbreaks involving 20 persons in schools, kindergartens, childcare centers, and nursery schools, Hong Kong, October–November 2020

Symptoms No. (%) outbreaks
Cough, runny nose, fever, and sore throat 49 (60.5)
Cough, runny nose, and sore throat 27 (33.3)
Cough, runny nose, and fever 1 (1.2)
Cough and runny nose 4 (4.9)

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