Cluster Transmission

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News:The Government of India is focussed on stopping the cluster transmissions of the coronavirus in order to prevent it from turning into community transmission.

Facts:

  • Cluster Transmission:It is defined as an aggregation of cases in an identifiable subpopulation.The word ‘cases’ in the definition stands for people with similar symptoms and ‘subpopulation’ points to those who share or belong to the same space, time, family or workplace.

Additional Facts:

  • Community Transmission:It means that the source of infection for the spread of an illness is unknown or a link in terms of contacts between patients and other people is missing.