Is COVID-19 An Airborne Virus? | What WHO Claims vs What We Know is – South Africa Portal
This post gives an answer to the question: Is COVID-19 an airborne virus?
The WHO has disputed claims that Coronavirus disease COVID-19 is airborne.
What we know is:
– COVID-19 is a droplet infection. – Droplets can spread to those who are in close proximity with an infected person. – Droplets can remain on some surfaces for up to 12 hours. – It is therefore important to practice social distancing and good hygiene to prevent becoming infected.