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Oct 9, 2021, 6 tweets

Norovirus in air?

Norovirus in air.

"highly contagious" = doesn't need a lot of copies to infect someone.

virus RNA detected in air (keeping in mind sampling usualy loses a lot of virus)

Hundreds of copies of virus were recovered in each mL of air near the patient head.

Hundreds of copies per mL in saliva.

Cheng, V.C.C., et al and K.-Y. Yuen. ‘Detection of Norovirus in Air Samples in a Non-Vomiting Patient: Implications of Testing Saliva for Norovirus in an Immunocompromised Host’. J Hosp Inf 103,no3 (Nov 2019): 357–58. doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin….

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