With Egypt facing a second coronavirus wave, an inventor is trialing a remote-control robot which can test for Covid-19, take the temperature of patients and warn them if they do not wear masks at a private hospital north of Cairo.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted guidance on possible transmission of the new coronavirus through airborne particles in error and will be updating the CDC’s recommendations.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that Covid-19 could spread through airborne particles that can remain suspended in the air and travel beyond six feet.
The World Health Organization said airborne transmission of the novel coronavirus can occur during medical procedures that generate aerosols.
The World Health Organization acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update the WHO’s guidance on how the respiratory disease passes between people.
The World Health Organization is reviewing a report that suggested the WHO’s advice on the novel coronavirus needs updating, after some scientists told the New York Times there was evidence the virus could be spread by tiny particles in the air.