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Scientists warn WHO that covid can be transmitted through the air

In an open letter, 239 researchers from 32 countries will call on the World Health Organization to change its recommendations regarding the form of protection against the new coronavirus.

239 scientists from 32 countries are preparing an open letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) to call for it to change its recommendations for protection against covid-19. At stake is a body of evidence that people can be infected through small droplets suspended in the air.

The revelation was made this Saturday by the American newspaper The New York Times, which advances that the letter will be published in a scientific magazine during the next week. The objective is to alert the WHO, who has defended that the new coronavirus disperses fundamentally from person to person through small droplets coming from the nose and mouth, which are expelled when an infected person coughs, sneezes or simply speaks.

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