This week, the C.D.C. acknowledged what scientists have been saying for months: The risk of catching the coronavirus from surfaces is low.
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The measures taken to protect Mike Pence, Kamala Harris and others will not prevent airborne transmission, the greatest threat in this setting.
The new guidance, published only on Friday, had acknowledged that fine particles floating in air may spread the virus.
Airborne virus plays a significant role in community transmission, many experts believe. A new study fills in the missing piece: Floating virus can infect cells.
New studies in Europe and Asia suggest that riding public transportation is not a major source of transmission for the coronavirus.
The agency also explained more directly that people without symptoms may spread the virus. The acknowledgments should have come sooner, some experts said.
The World Health Organization plans to update its advice after hundreds of experts urged the agency to reconsider the risk of aerosol transmission.
How to protect yourself from a virus that may be floating indoors? Better ventilation, for starters. And keep wearing those masks.