Aerosols May Be at the Core of COVID-19 Transmission

7 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2020

Date Written: May 23, 2020

Abstract

The predominant view is that COVID-19 is primarily transmitted through large respiratory droplets. However, recent research on influenza transmission and several lines of evidence in COVID-19 suggest that the aerosol route does a much better job of accounting for the way it spreads.

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Declaration of Interest: None to declare

Keywords: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2

JEL Classification: J1

Suggested Citation

Gorbatenko, Daniil, Aerosols May Be at the Core of COVID-19 Transmission (May 23, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3608821 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3608821

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