Sars-Cov-2 Papers

We will add links to useful papers relating to air and Sars-Cov-2 on this page. These will fall into two categories, links to scientific published papers and anecdotal information. We will do our best to keep these up to date.

Links to Papers

Department of Health Pandemic Flu team preparedness paper 2008

1996 Paper indicating nosocomial rates in ICU for pneumonia and mortality

W.H.O Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Treatment Centre Guidance
Page 5 designates Sars-Cov-2 as ‘Opportunistically Airborne’

2019 Paper ‘Recognition of aerosol transmission of infectious agents: a commentary’ discusses Sars-Cov aerosols and LRT infection site (not 2)

Comparison paper Sars-Cov and Sars-Cov-2 for aerosols and surface durability 2020

Possibility of Sars-Cov-2 transmission during CPR 2020 and NIV

Confirmation aerosol transmission factor for surface contamination with Sars-Cov-2 plus shows proper isolated negative pressure effective – most wards, including many ICU areas and A&E do not have currently.

Aerosol viability for Sars-Cov-2 2020 – letter

Discussion piece with good overview – Pharmaceutical Medicine 6th April 2020

Evidence of Sars-Cov-2 in hospital air – report on paper April 13 2020
35% air samples in ICU positive – University Minnesota news

Significant bio aerosol risk Sars-Cov-2 April 7th 2020 Download link here

Built environment paper for future post Sars-Cov-2
(note Airsentry is already designed to overcome risks noted)

Sars-Cov-2 aerosol transmission possibility 8th April 2020 Download Link here

W.H.O acknowledgement of aerosol infection path 29th March 2020 particularly CPAP and other interventions

Letter – Unwisely issued April 1st 2020 – Sars-Cov-2 shown widespread in isolation facility

US Homeland Security Update Sars-Cov-2 April 7th 2020

Sars-Cov-2 and generation of Gas Clouds March 26 2020

Early release Chinese Medical Paper – Sars-Cov-2 widely disseminated via air, including in ICU

Sars_Cov paper showing survival times and aerosol infection path – 2016

Nosocomial transmission of emerging viruses 2019

2006 Sars paper on airborne transmission route

The Airborne Transmission of Infection in Hospital Buildings: Fact or Fiction? 2003 Beggs (highlights droplet nuclei)

Correspondence – 4th April 2020 – Implications Bio-aerosols in Pandemic

Links to anecdotal information

Recent animation based around Finnish work of droplet nuclei publish as part of news article from Metro on Sars-Cov-2

News report from Thailand covering research on droplet nuclei spread