Coronavirus shows low risk for being spread through tears

SARS-CoV-2 is known to be transmitted via droplets, but infected patients are unlikely to spread the virus through tears, according to a study.
“In our study, we could not find any evidence of viral shedding in tears taken at various time points over the course of disease in COVID-19-positive patients. Hence, this study suggests lower probability of disease transmission through tears,” Rupesh Agrawal, MD, a senior consultant ophthalmologist in Singapore, told Healio/OSN.
A prospective study evaluated the possibility of SARS-CoV-2 transmission through tears by assessing the presence

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