Airborne transmission of coronavirus overlooked, indoor ventilation crucial

The New York Times November 20, 2023, 05:00 PM UTC

Summary: In 2020, the focus on surface cleaning and handwashing during the pandemic overlooked the airborne transmission of the coronavirus. It took six months for health authorities to recognize the virus as airborne. The article highlights the importance of indoor air quality and ventilation in reducing the pandemic's impact. However, three years later, many Americans still lack proper ventilation in indoor spaces, contributing to ongoing public health concerns.

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