How One Traveler Set Off a Coronavirus Outbreak in Germany

A play-by-play of how one business trip spread Covid-19 through a company in Munich

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In a new paper published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, researchers in Germany chronicle an outbreak in Germany that started with a single traveler from China. It’s the first reported cluster of Covid-19 cases with…




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Alexandra Sifferlin

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Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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