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Coronavirus

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne: NYT

Experts plan to publish open letter asking WHO to revise its recommendations

More than 200 scientists in 32 countries are citing evidence that the novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and want the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on July 4.   © Reuters

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that the novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

The WHO has said the coronavirus disease spreads primarily from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth, which are expelled when a person with COVID-19 coughs, sneezes or speaks.

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