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Cold, Flu and Other Viruses Are Airborne, Too

Coronavirus research leads to a striking new consensus on disease spread

Throughout much of modern medicine, scientists thought respiratory viruses that caused the cold, flu and other infectious diseases were transmitted almost exclusively by close contact, coughs and sneezes, and from door handles and other surfaces. The same logic…

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Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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