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

Robert Roy Britt
Elemental
Published in
3 min readJun 16, 2020

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

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Robert Roy Britt
Elemental

Editor of Aha! and Wise & Well on Medium + the Writer's Guide at writersguide.substack.com. Author of Make Sleep Your Superpower: amazon.com/dp/B0BJBYFQCB