Could saliva play a role in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic?

Stomatologija. 2021;23(3):75-79.ABSTRACTThe pneumonia outbreak observed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 evolved into a general multi-system infection. This is attributed to a virus, from coronaviruses, the SARS-CoV-2 or 2019-nCoV the increased transmissibility of which lead to a spread across the world and the subsequent declaration of a pandemic. Saliva and in particular saliva droplets of different density play a significant role in the Covid-19 infection spread and contamination of the general population, leading to the development of severe acute respiratory syndrome in affected patients.PMID:35319497
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