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Understanding ‘aerosol transmission’ could be key to controlling coronavirus | The Guardian

Imagine you think there are mice in your house. You can see the evidence – mouse droppings; gnawed or damaged skirting boards; holes left in food packaging. You call a local pest control team who confirm that you have mice and advise you on what is needed to remove them. Neither of you have actually had to see a mouse to reach this conclusion. The same kind of thinking can be applied to the transmission of coronavirus. We don’t need to see the virus to understand how it spreads. Recent studies from China show that patients infected with Covid-19 in… Lire la suite »Understanding ‘aerosol transmission’ could be key to controlling coronavirus | The Guardian