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Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

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My one hour commute on the crowded ODAKYU line is sounding a whole lot worse than I previously thought.

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The World Health Organization, which had long dismissed a danger from aerosols except in the case of certain medical procedures, later said that aerosol transmission of the coronavirus can’t be ruled out in cases of infection within crowded and poorly ventilated indoor spaces.

That is inexact, aerosols have been always considered a viable mechanism of transmission, what the WHO decided based on the available data at the time was this mechanism was not important enough to promote (complicated, expensive) specific measures to stop it and focus on the bigger droplets.

The part with viruses being released after manipulating contaminated objects (including the skin of the carrier or tissue paper) is more important because it confirms something that has been thought as dangerous but not quantified until now. The experiments are done with influenza instead of coronavirus, and with a short amount of time between applying the virus and the manipulation, but they show that viral particles can be turn into aerosols in a degree enough to produce infection, even if in small doses.

Of course this means that people that clean up materials and spaces that may be infected have to take care of not breathing those aerosols, but also means that even if you don't touch your face touching something contaminated with your hands you are at a higher risk of getting the infection until you disinfect them (because when you touch something again a small amount of aerosols are produced).

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Soap!

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Time to place restrictions on people breathing.

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Coronavirus is in the Family of Colds. The CORONA/COVID is still not even in the top 10

killers worldwide and in many country as high as 20. THAT is with people who are very Old and with Several underlying health problems still have over 99% chance of Survival.

There are $$ Trillions at stake with Big Pharma and Oligarchs/Globalists/W.H.O. Directing the Entire Movie.

Anyone that doesnt repeat theirNarrative gets labeled a Conspiracy theorist and gets Blocked on Social Media who have become MUCH richer with the COVID/CORONA

The Media Worldwide has been ALL IN in the Fear Campaign of Terror.

What people dont know is that in Many counties, Media Groups-TV Stations, Internet sites have been paid to run the "STAY HOME " Campaign. TV Stations have received OVER 1 Million Euros in Most European Countries etc. How are they going to report when the Government is paying for it??? Well not too much questioning as we can see.

The MEDIA are NOT reporting that the TESTS are over 90 % Inaccurate. Nothing to see their conspiracy theorist.

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Coronavirus is in the Family of Colds. The CORONA/COVID is still not even in the top 10

It is when you take into account the time the disease is present.

killers worldwide and in many country as high as 20. THAT is with people who are very Old and with Several underlying health problems still have over 99% chance of Survival.

As long as hospitalizations are kept in control, else every hospitalization (even independent from infection) becomes a fatality.

There are $ Trillions at stake with Big Pharma and Oligarchs/Globalists/W.H.O. Directing the Entire Movie.

Or aliens, interdimensional dragons or pink unicorns. After all all is a supposed conspiracy people have to believe without proof and supported by liars.

Anyone that doesnt repeat theirNarrative gets labeled a Conspiracy theorist and gets Blocked on Social Media who have become MUCH richer with the COVID/CORONA

No, everybody that can only support their arguments with a supposed conspiracy that controls everything in the world so nobody can find proof is labeled (validly) as a conspiracy theorist. People that sustain their arguments with scientific facts, even if wrong, do not merit the label.

How much richer has the media has become? from where the data is taken? how does that relate with reporting things that are not true? I mean, the reality is complicated and bad enough to have that effect without need for any lies.

The Media Worldwide has been ALL IN in the Fear Campaign of Terror.

And to what part of the media are all professional associations of health workers in the world? because those are the one that work more closely to advice people to take proper care and rise the alarm about the dangers of the pandemic.

What people dont know is that in Many counties, Media Groups-TV Stations, Internet sites have been paid to run the "STAY HOME " Campaign. TV Stations have received OVER 1 Million Euros in Most European Countries etc. How are they going to report when the Government is paying for it??? Well not too much questioning as we can see.

With proof? or this is yet another conspiracy that people just have to believe? and what about every other country outside of Europe? and again, every professional association of medical workers of the world that express the same thing? just infinite money to pay everybody? investing quadrillions to make trillions?

The MEDIA are NOT reporting that the TESTS are over 90 % Inaccurate. Nothing to see their conspiracy theorist.

References for this, which is something very easily to corroborate from even a basically prepared laboratory, types of tests with the full data, specificity, sensitivity, predictive values.

Or is it now that money is paid also to every researcher in every laboratory of the world that use and validate the tests regularly? so quintillions spent to make trillions?

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