CDC: Thousands of commercial flight passengers may have been exposed to virus in 2020
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says thousands of passengers on board commercial flights may have been exposed to coronavirus since the start of 2020.
In a statement emailed to CNN, the CDC says it was made aware of 1,600 flights between January and August where a person on board may have had Covid-19, potentially exposing 10,900 people “within a 6-foot range for droplet transmission” to coronavirus.
“CDC identified and notified relevant health departments about these 10,900 on-board close contacts,” said the statement.
CDC said it has …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]