SARS-CoV-2 May Be Transmissible Via “Normal Breathing”

SARS-CoV-2 May Be Transmissible Via “Normal Breathing”

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), may be aerosolized “from normal breathing,” according to a letter by a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

4 thoughts on “SARS-CoV-2 May Be Transmissible Via “Normal Breathing”

    1. One of the studies I came across was very small involving three families in a restaurant in China.
      When the researchers looked at who got infected the patrons were at three different tables in the path of the airflow from the HVAC system. Let’s just say any barrier is better than no barrier.

  1. What about people living in places like Brooklyn with these huge multi story apartment complexes all close together? I’ve seen pictures of what looks to be a whole block of buildings 4 x 4 of buildings maybe 16 of them, each probably housing hundreds of people. Wouldn’t they have a shared ventilation system? The big cities have such a huge density of people. The more affluent ones can flee to the Hamptons or Florida. But the middle and lower classes are stuck.

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