239 scientists write letter to WHO, urge organization to recognize coronavirus travels farther in the air July 6, 2020

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“These microdroplets, also known as aerosols, they’re much smaller and because they’re smaller, they’re buoyant and they can float around the air for a while, hours even,” said Dr. Donald Axelrad, a board member of the Florida Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

He says if the WHO acknowledges the virus can spread this way, then we can put into place more effective ways to stop the spread, including better ventilation that uses air filters and ultraviolet technology.

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