Coronavirus is transmitted faster in regions with polluted air

(ORDO NEWS) — India scientists, together with colleagues from Saudi Arabia and Russia, found that SARS-CoV-2 spreads faster due to polluted air.

Several factors influence the transmission rate of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. These are temperature, humidity level, air pollution.

Experts from the Academy of Biology and Biotechnology of the Southern Federal University Russia, Saudi Arabia, and India learned about this during the study.

Previously, it was not clear whether the environment can influence the spread of coronavirus, said Vishnu Rajput, a senior researcher at the Academy of Biology and Biotechnology. DI. Ivanovsky Southern Federal University.

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In the course of the study entitled “Modern understanding of the influence of environmental factors on the transmission, persistence and infectivity of the SARS-CoV-2 virus”, it turned out that the state of ecology and weather affect the rate of spread of covid.

Also in some of the regions, a large number of infections is associated with average temperature and specific humidity. Other factors that influence the transmission of coronavirus are contaminated water.

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