‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

Airborne virus plays a significant role in community transmission, many experts believe. A new study fills in the missing piece: Floating virus can infect cells. Skeptics of the notion that the coronavirus spreads through the air – including many expert advisers to the World Health Organization – have held out for one missing piece of evidence: proof that floating respiratory droplets called aerosols contain live virus, and not just fragments of genetic material.

By Miki