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Toilet Flushing Could Spread the Coronavirus via Poop Droplets

Potentially infected aerosols remain airborne long enough to infect others, but more research is needed to determine if the virus is actually spreading this way

Photo: Witthaya Prasongsin/Moment/Getty Images

When someone goes number two and flushes the toilet, the turbulent activity can send a cloud…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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