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WHO: Aerosolized Particles Unlikely To Be Significant Source Of COVID-19 Transmission

After 239 scientists raised concerns about transmission by aerosolized particles, the World Health Organization has issued a brief on the role of aerosolized particles — and called for more research.
A colorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell (green) heavily infected with particles (orange) from the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient sample. Source: NIAID

The World Health Organization has issued a new scientific brief that summarizes what's known about the different ways the coronavirus can transmit.

The 10-page brief, posted Thursday, considers all the ways researchers think the coronavirus may be able to spread: through close contact with

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