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The Coronavirus Is Airborne Indoors. Why Are We Still Scrubbing Surfaces?
Scientists who initially warned about contaminated surfaces now say that the virus spreads primarily through inhaled droplets, and that there is little to no evidence that deep cleaning mitigates...
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/18/world/asia/covid-cleaning.html
Linsey Marr @linseymarr - Thu Nov 19
Covid Indoors: Scrubbing Surfaces Does Little to Mitigate Threat nyti.ms/3pEIS3T
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Thu Nov 19
That's a good question. nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor… by @mikeives @apoorva_nyc "There is little to no evidence that contaminated surfaces can spread the virus." pic.twitter.com/pKtdq5A7Qk
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Ash Paul @pash22 - Thu Nov 19
#coronavirus Is Airborne Indoors. But We’re Still Scrubbing Surfaces: Virus spreads primarily thru inhaled droplets & there is little to no evid that deep cleaning mitigates the threat indoors nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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Don Milton @Don_Milton - Thu Nov 19
The Coronavirus Is Airborne Indoors. But We’re Still Scrubbing Surfaces. nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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Apoorva Mandavilli @apoorva_nyc - Thu Nov 19
NEW: All over the world, workers are soaping, wiping and fumigating surfaces with an urgent sense of purpose -- pure 'hygiene theater' when airborne virus is a much greater threat indoors w/ @mikeives feat. @ShellyMBoulder et al nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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NYT Science @NYTScience - Mon Nov 23
Some coronavirus experts say that a focus on disinfecting surfaces diverts attention and resources away from a greater threat: airborne transmission  nyti.ms/2HuxSVE
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Paul Hughes-Cromwick (Pooge) @cromwick - Thu Nov 19
The Coronavirus Is Airborne Indoors. Why Are We Still Scrubbing Surfaces? nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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Jose-Luis Jimenez @jljcolorado - Thu Nov 19
Scrubbing Indoor Surfaces Does Little to Mitigate Covid "A lot of time, energy and money is being wasted on surface disinfection &, more importantly, diverting attention and resources away from preventing airborne transmission" @mikeives & @apoorva_nyc nyti.ms/3pEIS3T
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Ellen Barry @EllenBarryNYT - Thu Nov 19
All over the world, workers are wiping surfaces to fight the coronavirus. But scientists say there is little to no evidence contaminated surfaces spread the virus. (Thank you, @apoorva_nyc, for addressing this humonogous misallocation of energy.) nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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Dr Vyom Sharma @drvyom - Thu Nov 19
This is what many Aus health professionals already argue: > We're overstating fomite transmission (touching surfaces) > understating aerosol spread of #covid19aus through the air when indoors, where virus can be: suspended in air, inhaled, cause infection nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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The New York Times @nytimes - Thu Nov 19
All over the world, workers are soaping, wiping and fumigating surfaces with an urgent sense of purpose: to fight the coronavirus. But scientists increasingly say that there is little to no evidence that contaminated surfaces can spread the virus. nyti.ms/32Weicl
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Luis Belalcazar @lcbelalcazar - Thu Nov 19
Atentos: El coronavirus se transmite por el aire en interiores ¿Por qué seguimos limpiando superficies? #CovidCO2 @luisdiazrobles @higiene_ambient @sullama @MinSaludCol @CesarAlAire @nyrojasr @laurarovi1 nytimes.com/2020/11/18/wor…
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