Ferret Study Reinforces Role of Aerosols in SARS-CoV-2 Spread
Ferret Study Reinforces Role of Aerosols in SARS-CoV-2 Spread
Using an elaborate apparatus, researchers find that the virus spreads via aerosolized particles between ferrets more than a meter apart.
Ferret Study Reinforces Role of Aerosols in SARS-CoV-2 Spread
Ferret Study Reinforces Role of Aerosols in SARS-CoV-2 Spread

Using an elaborate apparatus, researchers find that the virus spreads via aerosolized particles between ferrets more than a meter apart.

Using an elaborate apparatus, researchers find that the virus spreads via aerosolized particles between ferrets more than a meter apart.

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a photo of a dog, a cat, and a ferret
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Airborne H7N9
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The virus is able to transmit between the small mammals, but does not appear to spread readily through human-to-human contact.