The WHO claims that there is no convincing evidence to support this.
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Hundreds of scientists asked World Health Organization (WHO) Review its recommendations to ensure that there are indications that the new SARSCov2 corona virus can spread through airborne microparticles.
As reported by the newspaper The New York Times239 scientists from 32 countries described the evidence that smaller particles can infect humans. The specialists plan to publish this study in a scientific journal next week and have sent an open letter to WHO to change their recommendations to address the pandemic.
The UN agency assures that COVID-19, the disease that develops when infected with the new coronavirus, is transmitted from person to person through small drops from the nose or mouth that are expelled when sneezing or speaking.
The NYT notes that the WHO has found no “convincing evidence” that the virus is transmitted by air / Image: Depositphotos.com
However, the scientists in this study indicate that much smaller particles from these droplets rise through the air after sneezing, move around the room, and can infect other people through breathing.
He NYT He notes that the WHO has found no “convincing evidence” that the virus is transmitted by air.
The number of infections around the world last Friday passed the 11,000 gap in July. The countries with the highest new infection rates are the USA, Brazil and India.