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Toilet flushing can create infectious aerosols even when lid is closed

A study has tracked aerosols generated by flushing toilets in public restrooms

An experimental study has quantified the volume of aerosol particles generated by flushing toilets in a public restroom. The real-world research suggests even with lids closed flushing toilets can increase levels of ambient aerosol particles, heightening the risk of airborne disease transmission in poorly ventilated public spaces.

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