Spread of the virus – ICST

Spread of the virus

COVID-19 is a respiratory infection, and evidence suggested it is spread by droplet transmission. Droplets are bigger than 5µm and have a range of approximately 1 metre. The principle modes of transmission are airborne from coughing and breathing when people are in close proximity, and from contaminated surfaces.

Spread of the virus

COVID-19 is a respiratory infection, and evidence suggested it is spread by droplet transmission. Droplets are bigger than 5µm and have a range of approximately 1 metre. The principle modes of transmission are airborne from coughing and breathing when people are in close proximity, and from contaminated surfaces.

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