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COVID-19 loses 90% of ability to infect within 20 minutes of being airborne

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COVID-19 loses 90% of ability to infect within 20 minutes of being airborne

timestampJan 13, 2022 authorAlShorts Web Desk

According to a new study, COVID-19 loses 90% of its ability to infect people within 20 minutes of being in the air. The research re-emphasised the importance of physical distancing and mask-wearing to be the most effective means of preventing short-range COVID-19 transmission. The study is the first of its kind to simulate how exactly coronavirus travels in the air after it has been exhaled.

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