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Exaggerated risk of transmission of COVID-19 by fomites

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Exaggerated risk of transmission of COVID-19 by fomites

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A clinically significant risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission by fomites (inanimate surfaces or objects) has been assumed on the basis of studies that have little resemblance to real-life scenarios.

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2020-07-03

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Goldman, Emanuel. 2020. "Exaggerated risk of transmission of COVID-19 by fomites." The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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Free online on Lancet site.

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