15-second interaction with coronavirus carrier, 61, allegedly infects man, 56

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A 56-year-old Chinese man dubbed “patient five” allegedly became infected with the coronavirus after standing next to an infected 61-year-old woman dubbed “patient two” for only 15 seconds on Jan. 23, the Daily Mail reports. According to the Mail, the Jiangbei health officials confirmed both individuals were not wearing masks when they encountered one another but it’s unclear how they knew the virus was transmitted within 15 seconds or how they concluded the interaction in question led to patient five becoming infected.