Some discharged coronavirus patients could still exhale thousands of particles, according to a new study. Photo: Xinhua Some discharged coronavirus patients could still exhale thousands of particles, according to a new study. Photo: Xinhua
Some discharged coronavirus patients could still exhale thousands of particles, according to a new study. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: researchers call for review of hospital discharge guidelines

  • Some recovered patients breathe out thousands of viral particles, Chinese-led small-scale study finds
  • Cases could be potential sources of hidden spread, scientists say, but it is not known if the particles are infectious

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some discharged coronavirus patients could still exhale thousands of particles, according to a new study. Photo: Xinhua Some discharged coronavirus patients could still exhale thousands of particles, according to a new study. Photo: Xinhua
Some discharged coronavirus patients could still exhale thousands of particles, according to a new study. Photo: Xinhua
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