Distribution of Airborne SARS-CoV-2 and possible aerosol transmission in Wuhan hospitals, China

Jia Hu, Chengfeng Lei, Zhen Chen, Weihua Liu, Xujuan Hu, Rongjuan Pei, Zhengyuan Su, Fei Deng, Yu Huang, Xiulian Sun, Junji Cao, Wuxiang Guan
2020 National Science Review  
SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA was found in 21% of the aerosol (n = 38) and 39% of the mask (n = 23) samples collected from Wuhan hospitals early in 2020. Viable virus was isolated from one surgical mask, but not from any of the viral RNA positive aerosol samples.
doi:10.1093/nsr/nwaa250 fatcat:f7nvvusqqfbxfaj6akuoqr6o4q