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A sneeze can carry the coronavirus pathogen in droplets and in aerosols — and they could land on a surface, making it a fomite. CREDIT: Peter Dazeley/Getty Images

Aerosols, Droplets, Fomites: What We Know About Transmission Of COVID-19

An open letter signed by 239 researchers addressed to the World Health Organization, published Monday in Clinical Infectious Diseases, calls for attention and guidance around a third route of transmission: tiny respiratory particles that float in the air and are called aerosols. They could be responsible for infecting someone who comes along and breathes them in. Continue Reading Aerosols, Droplets, Fomites: What We Know About Transmission Of COVID-19

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