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WHO acknowledges 'evidence emerging' of airborne spread of coronavirus

The World Health Organization acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus. The WHO has previously saod the virus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease spreads primarily through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an infected person that quickly sink to the ground. But in a letter to the WHO, 239 scientists in 32 countries outlined evidence that they say shows floating virus particles in air can infect people who inhale them. Because, those smaller exhaled particles can linger in the air, the scientists in the group had urged WHO to update its guidance.

Read More at The Hindu News date : 8 Jul 2020, Wednesday

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