Behaviors, movements, and transmission of droplet-mediated respiratory diseases during transcontinental airline flights

@article{Hertzberg2018BehaviorsMA,
  title={Behaviors, movements, and transmission of droplet-mediated respiratory diseases during transcontinental airline flights},
  author={V. Hertzberg and H. Weiss and L. Elon and Wenpei Si and S. Norris},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2018},
  volume={115},
  pages={3623 - 3627}
}
  • V. Hertzberg, H. Weiss, +2 authors S. Norris
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Significance With over 3 billion airline passengers annually, the inflight transmission of infectious diseases is an important global health concern. Over a dozen cases of inflight transmission of serious infections have been documented, and air travel can serve as a conduit for the rapid spread of newly emerging infections and pandemics. Despite sensational media stories, risks of transmission of respiratory viruses in an airplane cabin are unknown. Movements of passengers and crew may… CONTINUE READING
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