Daily Archives: March 19, 2020

Avoid all international travel…

“The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19,” the advisory, the highest of its kind, reads. “In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. U.S. citizens who live abroad should avoid all international travel.” click here

COVID-19 fear and panic is a threat to everybody

Aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (formerly HCoV-19) is plausible

Neeltje van Doremalen, Trenton Bushmaker, Dylan H. Morris et al. Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2004973

“Our results indicate that aerosol and fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is plausible, since the virus can remain viable and infectious in aerosols for hours and on surfaces up to days (depending on the inoculum shed).”