October 7, 2020, 11.07 PM
New CDC coronavirus guidelines say that the Covid-19 virus is airborne and can spread more than six feet through the air. ShutterstockNew CDC coronavirus guidelines say that the Covid-19 virus is airborne and can spread more than six feet through the air.

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They said health officials need to use clearer language in talking about the size of airborne particles and droplets that can spread the disease, and be more straightforward about the role that viruses in small aerosols can play in infecting people.

Masks and good ventilation are crucial indoors. But they can be important outdoors too, said Linsey Marr of Virginia Tech. 

(Writer: Mike Stobbe) 

Source: https://apnews.com/article/virus-outbreak-public-health-archive-1dbf42718788808adc3d36ee6c1b3fe8 

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