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Why Disinfection Isn’t the Way to Stop the Coronavirus | The New York Times

Scientists who initially warned about contaminated surfaces now say that the virus spreads primarily through inhaled droplets, and that there is little to no evidence that deep cleaning mitigates the threat indoors. People buying disinfectant at a shopping mall in Hong Kong. Credit…Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times Published Nov. 18, 2020Updated Nov. 19, 2020, 4:33 a.m. ET HONG KONG — At Hong Kong’s deserted airport, cleaning crews constantly spray baggage trolleys, elevator buttons and check-in counters with antimicrobial solutions. In New York City, workers continually disinfect surfaces on buses and subways. In London, many pubs spent lots of… Lire la suite »Why Disinfection Isn’t the Way to Stop the Coronavirus | The New York Times