More Evidence That the Coronavirus Is Airborne

In early July, 239 health experts argued in a paper that the coronavirus was airborne and could spread via tiny droplets released when people talk, breathe, and cough. These droplets, they said, could stay afloat and travel beyond six feet. This argument put them at odds with the World Health Organization, which hesitated before finally acknowledging that airborne spread was possible.

Now, new evidence that the coronavirus is airborne comes from a study of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, where an early outbreak of Covid-19 infected over 700 people…



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