Elemental
Published in

Elemental

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)…

--

--

--

Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Recommended from Medium

Can a Vaccine Save Us?

COVID -19 in PAKISTAN

COVID-19 Can’t Beat Showing Love for Mom

Covid -19 and International Air Travel Is It Safe?

The Health and Death Costs of Covid-19 Policies

My Battle With Covid

Covid-19, a year on.

Ground the Planes

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

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

More from Medium

Taking Care of Your Heart: Managing risk of cardiovascular disease

Simple Things, Executed Well

why everyone should run in the rain

I am a Ukrainian who has been evacuated from Chernihiv Oblast to Poland. This is how I feel now.

This is my family. I have been evacuated together with my mum. My dad and brother stayed in Ukraine to defend.