A Review of Evidence of Aerosol Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Particles

https://doi.org/10.46481/jnsps.2021.162

Authors

  • S. S. Aladodo Centre for Atmospheric Research Anyigba, Kogi State
  • C. O. Akoshile University of Ilorin Ilorin, Nigeria
  • J. O. Otu Centre for Atmospheric Research Anyigba, Kogi State

Keywords:

Aerosol transmission, SARS-CoV-2, Pandemic, Air recirculation, Respiratory droplet

Abstract

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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Published

2021-08-29

How to Cite

Aladodo, S. S., Akoshile, C. O., & Otu, J. O. (2021). A Review of Evidence of Aerosol Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Particles. Journal of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences, 3(3), 234–238. https://doi.org/10.46481/jnsps.2021.162

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Review Article