In just over 3 months, the new coronavirus has spread around the world, killing thousands and paralyzing the global economy. Case studies into cluster infections in Japan offer some clues into how the pandemic began.
NHK brings you reports from the frontlines of the fight against the coronavirus, around the world and in the lab as scientists race to develop effective drug treatments. We talk to experts in the studio about how long this battle will last.
Monitor closely the clusters changes and preventing overship.
To stop the spread of the virus we need to un destand the mechanims of infection and change our behaviour accordingly .
So far we have considered 2 main routes of transmission :
- contact with object that has the virus on it
- inhaling droplets emitted by sneezes and coughs
There ' s possibly a third infection route during conversations or even when people stand at distance by micro- droplets infection by micrometer particles. 0.1 micrometre = 1/10000 mm
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