Outdoor Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Respiratory Viruses: A Systematic Review

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 223, Issue 4, 15 February 2021
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/223/4

 

REVIEW
Outdoor Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Respiratory Viruses: A Systematic Review
Tommaso Celeste Bulfone, Mohsen Malekinejad, George W Rutherford, Nooshin Razani
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 223, Issue 4, 15 February 2021, Pages 550–561, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa742
This systematic review found that while outdoor environments do seem at lower risk for transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory viruses than indoor environments, there are data showing that infection transmission is possible outdoors, thus warranting further rigorous investigation.