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CDC Stumbled Again: Rectifying Guidance on How Coronavirus Is Spread, Claiming It Was Posted by Error

2020-09-21T17:14:10.985Z

The federal agency reported Friday that the virus can be spread through infected droplets that remain floating in the air. This Monday he said that "draft" was published by mistake.



By Erika Edwards - NBC News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have rectified this Monday an information published on its website just three days ago, which indicated that COVID-19 can be spread through particles in the air .

The CDC backtracked on its guidance on Friday, saying it was published "by mistake" and that new information will be released shortly.

That update posted on the CDC website on Friday indicated that the virus can be transmitted through tiny aerosol droplets that "are produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sings, speaks or breathes."

On Monday morning, the CDC had deleted that section from any mention of airborne broadcast, writing that "a draft version of the proposed changes to these recommendations was mistakenly posted on the agency's official website."

The agency thus reverted to its previous information and again stated that it believes the virus spreads "between people who are in close contact with each other (within about 6 feet)."

The move is another misstep for the nation's leading public health agency, which recently reversed its guidance for a second time on testing asymptomatic people for the coronavirus.

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Source: telemundo

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