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Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: implicationsfor infection prevention precautions

Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Scientific Brief

9 July 2020 - World Health Organization

This document is an update to the scientific brief published on 29 March 2020 entitled “Modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19: implications for infection prevention and control (IPC) precaution recommendations” and includes new scientific evidence available on transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.