Some experts say microscopic versions of standard respiratory droplets can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet. Photo; ShutterstockSome experts say microscopic versions of standard respiratory droplets can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet. Photo; Shutterstock
Some experts say microscopic versions of standard respiratory droplets can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet. Photo; Shutterstock

Coronavirus: more than 200 scientists accuse WHO of ignoring aerosol transmission risk

  • Experts contend that aerosol particles play a significant role in spread of contagion
  • WHO officials say such transmission usually occurs during medical procedures
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some experts say microscopic versions of standard respiratory droplets can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet. Photo; ShutterstockSome experts say microscopic versions of standard respiratory droplets can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet. Photo; Shutterstock
Some experts say microscopic versions of standard respiratory droplets can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet. Photo; Shutterstock
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