A Review of Evidence of Aerosol Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Particles
Keywords:Aerosol transmission, SARS-CoV-2, Pandemic, Air recirculation, Respiratory droplet
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) through multiple transmission routes and understanding the mode of transmission is very important for its containment and prevention. Consequently, inadequate attention has been given to the spread of respiratory droplets in indoor conditions under microclimatologic turbulent wind promoted by aerosol from talking (loud), coughing, sneezing, toilet flushing of an isolation room, and resuspension of the settled virus from the surfaces. To this end, this study is presenting an early review of the process and evidence of aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 particles. There are significant results of many studies including those under peer review that support aerosol and airborne transmission which government agencies should consider for reducing the transmission rate.
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