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It’s Time to Take Aerosol Transmission of Covid-19 Seriously

13 experts urge the Biden administration to increase prevention efforts

In the early days of the pandemic, scientists established that Covid-19 spreads through respiratory droplets that are released when people talk, cough, sneeze, and even sing. In the summer, experts said the virus could also spread through aerosol transmission — which involves much tinier particles that can travel much farther than six feet — but this message was muddled by the World Health Organization’s (WHO)…




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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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