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Are COVID-19 superspreaders more infectious than others? Is it their behaviour? Or is it in their biology? – ABC News

We know that some people are disproportionately responsible for spreading coronavirus, but what is it about them that makes them more effective at supercharging the spread of infection?



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As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Australia and around the world, it’s now clear that some people spread the virus to a much larger than average number of people, sparking large clusters.
Locally there’s the Melbourne man whose visit to the Crossroads Hotel in south-west Sydney has triggered more than 40 infections, and the staff member at Newmarch House nursing home in western Sydney who sparked an outbreak that led to the deaths of 19 residents.
While it’s not clear that “superspreade…

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