COVID Daily News: Virus Speech Transmission; Big Study Roundup; FL and GA Data In Question

Looking at a number of key studies on fecal viability of the virus, transmission within fitness classes in Korea, how long antibodies from SARS1 last, the mechanics of speech transmission, whether recovered patients who test positive are infectious, and seroprevalence among children in Geneva.

Then an assessment of reports that data from Florida and Georgia may be unreliable, plus a short world news segment hitting on China and India.

Articles and studies cited on the show

Florida data transparency issues [Florida Today; CBS 12;]

India’s ‘Maximum City’ engulfed by coronavirus

100 million in China back under lockdown

Study showing fecal transmission

The airborne lifetime of small speech droplets and their potential importance in SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Simply talking in confined spaces may be enough to spread the coronavirus, researchers say

Geneva study showing transmission from kids to adults

Repeated seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in a population-based sample from Geneva, Switzerland

Covid Patients Testing Positive After Recovery Aren’t Infectious, Study Shows. They’re shedding only dead virus

Lack of cross-neutralization by SARS patient sera towards SARS-CoV-2

Cluster of Coronavirus Disease Associated with Fitness Dance Classes, South Korea