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Face Coverings, Aerosol Dispersion and Mitigation of Virus Transmission Risk

Author(s): Ignazio Maria Viola, Brian Peterson, Gabriele Pisetta, Geethanjali Pavar, Hibbah Akhtar, Filippo Menolascina, Enzo Mangano, Katherine Dunn, Roman Gabl, Alex Nila, Emanuela Molinari, Cathal Cummins, Gerard Thompson, Milly T. Y. Lo, Fiona Charlotte Denison, Paul Digard, Omair Malik, Mark J. G. Dunn, Catherine M. Mcdougall, Felicity V. Mehendale
Face Coverings, Aerosol Dispersion and Mitigation of Virus Transmission Risk 200 200 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

The SARS-CoV-2 virus is primarily transmitted through virus-laden fluid particles ejected from the mouth of infected people. Face covers can mitigate the risk of virus transmission but their outward effectiveness…

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