Rothe, C., Schunk, M., Sothmann, P., et al. (2020). Transmission of 2019-nCoV Infection from an Asymptomatic Contact in Germany. New England Journal of Medicine. January 30, 2020.
The authors of this letter describe a case of 2019-nCoV infection acquired in Germany in which transmission likely occurred during the incubation period in the index patient. A figure that illustrates the timeline of exposure to the index patient and subsequent infection in four patients is included.