Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air—a change that could alter some of the current measures being taken to stop the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Far-UVC light safely kills airborne coronaviruses

More than 99.9% of seasonal coronaviruses present in airborne droplets were killed when exposed to a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe to use around humans, a new study at Columbia University Irving ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New article clarifies details of COVID-19 respiratory transmission

In a new article, scientists provide an exhaustive, evidence-based review of how COVID-19 droplets from infected patients spread through the air and describe how health care professionals can protect themselves. This Pulmonary ...

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Drop (liquid)

A drop or droplet is a small volume of liquid, bounded completely or almost completely by free surfaces. A drop may form when liquid accumulates at the lower end of a tube or other surface boundary, producing a hanging drop called a pendant drop. Drops may also be formed by the condensation of a vapor or by atomization of a larger mass of liquid.

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