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Vaccines are already effective in containing serious illnesses, but there is growing evidence that booster vaccinations can help contain the spread
A new review in the medical journal Lancet found "consistent, strong evidence" that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is largely airborne.
. . Being indoors with other people is a recipe for the spread of the coronavirus. However, removing particles in the air through proper ventilation and air filtration can reduce some of this risk.
. . A recent study shows that the UV technology already in use to prevent the spread of other airborne diseases in buildings has the potential to be effective against Covid-19..
"The CDC's recommendations remain the same based on existing science and after a thorough technical review of the guidance," the agency said.
"If it doesn't represent the work of CDC, it shouldn't have the CDC's logo on it," former FDA chief Dr.Â Scott Gottlieb told CNBC.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance on its website to say coronavirus can commonly spread “through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols,” which are produced even when a person breathes. “Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread,” the site now says. Previously,