Posted on September 23, 2020 by iwano@_84
The Centers for Disease Control posted updated Covid-19 transmission information on its website last Friday and removed it on Monday, claiming the posting was done in error with draft copy. The crucial information in the update concerned aerosols and small airborne particles carrying enough of the virus to infect people beyond the six-foot radius often cited as a safety margin, especially within poorly-ventilated spaces. This mirrored guidance that the World Health Organization addressed last July.
Aerosolized transmission can have a significant reopening impact for schools, gyms and other public and commercial facilities – but it also impacts living spaces, including homes shared by multiple family members, dormitories, military barracks, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. “The CDC has been saying for months that large droplets are responsible for most infections,” notes Jose L. Jimenez,