A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2014. Photo: Reuters A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2014. Photo: Reuters
A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2014. Photo: Reuters

US officials post guidelines saying coronavirus is airborne, then remove them saying it was mistake

  • ‘Draft’ put on CDC website last week said virus could flat and travel more than two metres
  • Reversal is latest in series of episodes to raise questions about independence of US health agencies amid fears of political interference

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2014. Photo: Reuters A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2014. Photo: Reuters
A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2014. Photo: Reuters
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