SARS-CoV-2 may be more similar to influenza than we realise

In my previous article, I looked into some recent research on influenza transmission and raised the possibility that a similar pattern of transmission hypothesized for it may hold for SARS-CoV-2 (SCV2). As a quick reminder, influenza researchers have recently found that a much smaller dose of virus was needed to infect people if it was delivered in the aerosol form than if they were inoculated intranasally. More recently, other researchers conducted a human challenge study in which they split a group of volunteers into the donors who were to be infected…