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Minimum Size of Respiratory Droplets Containing SARS-CoV-2 and Aerosol Transmission Possibility

Version 1 : Received: 18 April 2020 / Approved: 19 April 2020 / Online: 19 April 2020 (03:21:32 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 29 April 2020 / Approved: 30 April 2020 / Online: 30 April 2020 (05:30:30 CEST)

A peer-reviewed article of this Preprint also exists.

Journal reference: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020, 17
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17196960


A short review of several important studies was conducted to evaluate the potential of aerosol transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The minimum droplet size containing the SARS-CoV-2 virus was estimated and analyzed in this review.


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2); COVID19; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus; bioaerosol; aerosol

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