How Does Coronavirus Really Spread? (Pt 1)

Erin Bromage (Blog) (05/06/2020)
  • Expert – Erin Bromage, a University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth) immunology professor, clarifies how coronavirus COVID-19 is primarily transmitted.
  • Transmission – You need to be exposed to an infectious dose of the virus estimated as little as 1,000 SARS-CoV2 viral particles.
  • Examples – A single eye-rub or breath can contain 1,000 particles.
  • Coronavirus can also be transmitted via several 100 particle breaths.
  • Danger Zones – Most people have gotten infected in their own homes via sustained contact with household members.
  • Bathrooms are high-risk areas due to frequently touched surfaces.