During the study, a team of scientists managed to establish the main way through which the spread of coronavirus occurs. The work was attended by employees of the Montefiore Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and other health centers from the United States.
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As it turned out, the infection spreads mainly through air aerosols, while its transmission is less likely with the help of surfaces. In the course of their work, its authors organized a large-scale analysis of a number of studies conducted from January to September and affecting the topic of COVID-19. While there is a chance SARS-CoV-2 will survive on surfaces for a couple of hours, in reality this is rare. It is more likely to catch the coronavirus if you are near the carrier, as well as if the room is not well ventilated.
Shows work that COVID-19 is transmitted more often from a person who has an early stage of infection. The peak in the number of SARS-CoV-2 particles in the body is recorded about a day before symptoms begin to manifest themselves. During the week since the onset of the disease, the number of such decreases.