image of Stability of SARS-CoV-2 on Produce following a Low-Dose Aerosol Exposure
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


We modeled the stability of SARS-CoV-2 on apples, tomatoes, and jalapeño peppers at two temperatures following a low-dose aerosol exposure designed to simulate an airborne transmission event involving droplet nuclei. Infectious virus was not recovered postexposure.

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  • Received : 17 Aug 2020
  • Accepted : 06 Sep 2020
  • Published online : 14 Sep 2020
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