- 29 June 2022
- Journal article
- The BMJ
Debate over the exact mode of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 has been intense. This is entirely reasonable, given that the mechanism of spread determines preventive and potentially lifesaving policies. But the choice between respiratory aerosol or droplet settled on short range droplets, which neatly circumvented any risk outside the fabled 2m zone. This choice gave rise to social distancing, hand and surface hygiene, and masks, but not to improved indoor air quality.
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Dancer, S. 2022, 'Airborne SARS-CoV-2', The BMJ, 377, article no: o1408. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o1408
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