Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions

May 15, 2020COVID Literature Appraisal, Prevention: Non drug strategies

Article proposes experimentally verified ‘Turbulent gas cloud dynamic model’ as a new biophysical model to explainhost-to-host transmission of respiratory infections and raises concerns over the inadequacy of current public health recommendations, infection containment strategies and guidelines pertaining to preventive and personal protective measures to be adopted by healthcare workers

Article: Bourouiba L. Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions: Potential Implications for Reducing Transmission of COVID-19. JAMA. Published online March 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/ jama.2020.4756

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