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Battle rages inside hospitals over how COVID strikes and kills

Kaiser Health News, Sept. 23, 2020

September 23, 2020

Battle rages inside hospitals over how COVID strikes and kills

The idea that the virus is spread by either droplets or aerosols is an oversimplification, said Dr. Shruti Gohil, associate medical director of epidemiology and infection prevention at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Gohil said it’s more of a spectrum, with the virus being transmitted by some droplets and some large aerosol particles as well.