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Indoor Air and COVID-19 Key References and Publications

This page lists some of the technical publications addressing the science related to aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and related topics. Key publications about actions that can reduce the likelihood of this type of transmission are also listed.
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  • Blocken, B., van Druenen, T., Ricci, A., Kang, L., van Hooff, T., Qin, P., ... & Brombacher, A. C. (2021). Ventilation and air cleaning to limit aerosol particle concentrations in a gym during the COVID-19 pandemicBuilding and Environment193, 107659.
  • Buonanno, G., Stabile, L., & Morawska, L. (2020). Estimation of airborne viral emission: quanta emission rate of SARS-CoV-2 for infection risk assessmentEnvironment International, 105794.
  • Domingo, J. L., Marquès, M., & Rovira, J. (2020). Influence of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 on COVID-19 pandemic. A reviewEnvironmental research, 188, 109861.
  • Guo, Z. D., Wang, Z. Y., Zhang, S. F., Li, X., Li, L., Li, C., ... & Zhang, M. Y. (2020). Aerosol and surface distribution of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in hospital wards, Wuhan, China, 2020Emerg Infect Dis26(7), 10-3201.
  • Jayaweera, M., Perera, H., Gunawardana, B., & Manatunge, J. (2020). Transmission of COVID-19 virus by droplets and aerosols: A critical review on the unresolved dichotomyEnvironmental Research, 188, 109819.
  • Johnson, G. R., Morawska, L., Ristovski, Z. D., Hargreaves, M., Mengersen, K., Chao, C. Y. H., ... & Corbett, S. (2011). Modality of human expired aerosol size distributionsJournal of Aerosol Science42(12), 839-851.
  • Kutter, J. S., de Meulder, D., Bestebroer, T. M., Lexmond, P., Mulders, A., Richard, M., ... & Herfst, S. (2021). SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2 are transmitted through the air between ferrets over more than one meter distanceNature communications12(1), 1-8.
  • Lednicky, J. A., Lauzardo, M., Fan, Z. H., Jutla, A., Tilly, T. B., Gangwar, M., ... & Stephenson, C. J. (2020). Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patientsInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases, 100, 476-482.
  • Li, Y., Qian, H., Hang, J., Chen, X., Cheng, P., Ling, H., ... & Kang, M. (2021). Probable airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in a poorly ventilated restaurantBuilding and Environment196, 107788.
  • Miller, S. L., Nazaroff, W. W., Jimenez, J. L., Boerstra, A., Buonanno, G., Dancer, S. J., ... & Noakes, C. (2020). Transmission of SARS‐CoV‐2 by inhalation of respiratory aerosol in the Skagit Valley Chorale superspreading eventIndoor Air., 00: 1– 10.
  • Morawska, L., & Milton, D. K. (2020). It is time to address airborne transmission of COVID-19Clin Infect Dis6, ciaa939.
  • Morawska, L., Tang, J. W., Bahnfleth, W., Bluyssen, P. M., Boerstra, A., Buonanno, G., ... & Haworth, C. (2020). How can airborne transmission of COVID-19 indoors be minimized? Environment international142, 105832.
  • Rodríguez, M., Palop, M. L., Seseña, S., & Rodríguez, A. (2021). Are the Portable Air Cleaners (PAC) really effective to terminate airborne SARS-CoV-2?Science of The Total Environment, 147300.
  • Scheuch, G. (2020). Breathing is enough: For the spread of influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2 by breathing only. Journal of aerosol medicine and pulmonary drug delivery33(4), 230-234.
  • Shen, Y., Li, C., Dong, H., Wang, Z., Martinez, L., Sun, Z., ... & Wang, F. (2020). Community outbreak investigation of SARS-CoV-2 transmission among bus riders in eastern China. JAMA Internal Medicine, Published online September 01, 2020. 
  • Stadnytskyi, V., Bax, C. E., Bax, A., & Anfinrud, P. (2020). The airborne lifetime of small speech droplets and their potential importance in SARS-CoV-2 transmissionProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences117(22), 11875-11877.
  • *Staudt, A., Saunders, J., Pavlin, J., Shelton-Davenport, M. (2020). National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, & Environmental Health Matters Initiative. Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2National Academies Press, ISBN-10: 0-309-68408-0.
  • Tellier, R., Li, Y., Cowling, B. J., & Tang, J. W. (2019). Recognition of aerosol transmission of infectious agents: a commentary. BMC infectious diseases19(1), 101.
  •  Xie, X., Li, Y., Chwang, A. T. Y., Ho, P. L., & Seto, W. H. (2007). How far droplets can move in indoor environments–revisiting the Wells evaporation–falling curveIndoor air17(3), 211-225.

 * workshop reports, agency reports, and other sources that do not undergo a standard peer-review

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