Airborne contagion takes on weight: "In a closed room it would not be enough to even keep two meters away"

There is increasing evidence of aerosol transmission. Scientists are still discussing whether it is the main contagion route, but there is consensus that interior spaces present a greater risk

Atmosphere in Sanxenxo (Pontevedra)Beatriz CiscarEuropa Press

Updated Thursday, June 10, 2021 –
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We have all heard of aerosols in coronavirus infection, but do we know what they are? What does airway transmission mean? It is very difficult for anyone to be clear about it, since the word “aerosol” can refer to different things and, in fact, its definition has changed during the pandemic, as well as its consideration against other forms of contagion. In practice, there are two essential questions whose answer depends on this scientific controversy: when will we remove the mask?

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