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<p>A pre-published study under peer review suggests particles of SARS-CoV-2 can linger on surfaces and travel in the air beyond six feet.&nbsp;Although still subject to peer review, the findings are controversial because public health officials originally recommended N95 respirators for healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients under airborne precautions. The recommendation was temporarily amended to wearing surgical masks if N95s were not available, a stopgap measure that could be reversed as soon as supplies were in stock.</p>

Study of SARS-CoV-2 Finds Airborne Particles, but Are They Infective?

It is ‘enough to tell a healthcare worker to protect yourself as much as you can’