COVID-19 and Airborne Transmission: Science Rejected, Lives Lost – Feb 23

Initial and subsequent WHO messaging rejecting Airborne SARS-CoV-2 transmission caused (and causes) lives to be lost.

“The initial misguidance and subsequent mixed messages have delayed practical implications from being implemented as vigorously as they should have been, from recognizing the importance of airborne transmission to implementing controls demonstrated to be effective.”

“Two and a half years later, in November 2022, the then WHO Chief Scientist admitted: “We should have done it much earlier [calling SARS-CoV-2 airborne], based on the available evidence, and it is something that has cost the organization.”

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