[LINK] Catching COVID from surfaces is very unlikely. So perhaps we can ease up on the disinfecting

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Tue Feb 23 11:48:43 AEDT 2021


> Before addressing this, we need to define the question we’re asking. The key question isn’t whether surface transmission is 
> possible, or whether it can occur in the real world — it almost certainly can.
> The real question is: what is the extent of the role of surface contact in the transmission of the virus? That is, what is the 
> likelihood of catching COVID via a surface, as opposed to other methods of transmission?
> there isn’t <https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00251-4> a lot <https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00277-8> out 
> there to support surface transmission being of major importance in the spread of COVID.

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