COVID-19- Mode of spread - still unclear - Droplet and / or air borne?

Fauci says he thinks there is 'a degree' of airborne spread of the coronavirus PUBLISHED MON, AUG 3 2020 2:09 PM EDT UPDATED TUE, AUG 4 2020 12:11 PM EDT @HIGGINSDUNN KEY POINTS White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Monday that he thinks "there certainly is a degree of aerosolization" causing the coronavirus to spread, although the topic is still being studied.  In July, the WHO published new guidance that acknowledged it can't rule out the possibility the coronavirus can be transmitted through air particles in closed spaces indoors, including in gyms and restaurants. Fauci said it has become "much clearer" that someone is likely at greater risk if they're in an indoor space where there's less air circulation and "any degree of aerosolization."

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Yes aerosolisation is one of mode for community spread as well as droplet Sirif we believe these theories it is true in cases where respiratory system is affected but in pts presenting only fever and no involvement of lungs or those presenting with loss of smell or taste only or where G I system is involved about 3.5% cases WHAT COULD BE MODE OF TRANSMISSION in immidiate contacts or family members Since i am seeing such patient and one after the other getting exposed Hence to come to conclusion of mode of transmission is difficult as we know simple touching the critical corona pt is transmitting.

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I have already mentioned earlier that the novel corona virus still not understood regarding behavior , character ,mode of infection. Everyday experts are changing their opinion regarding mode of transmission and how it affects different system of our body. If we notice regarding the resume of schools of lower

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Sir , we are regularly updated by various sources and regularly changing our opinion what is corona ,how many types are there , it is in original shape or some changes are artificially made in it to make it more lethal or something new is added , more than eight months has been elapsed but we are still reading to know kind ,mode of transmission, medicine to cure ,false new of vaccination,everybody working on all these issues and will solve and address all. I salute you to keep us updated and spending more hours to keep aware and alter to face any eventuality.

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Dr Fauci's impression that there is definitely an element of aerosol spread in COVID seems to well founded. It impacts on COVID prevention by stressing against overcrowding in a room, reducing duration of contact , increasing room ventilation and wearing mask and face shield. Negative pressure operation theatres are based on this assumption. Keeping people away at a distance of 6 feet alone may not be enough because of aerosol spread.

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Novel Corona Virus is really novel in showing symptoms, mode of transmission & many more to be explored.

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Nice update

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Informative

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