Can Coronavirus spread through dust clouds? North Korea warns of yellow dust carrying Covid-19 from China


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Coronavirus Covid-19 latest update: The US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) revealed that the virus has the capacity to remain airborne for hours. (Reuters image) Can Coronavirus get transmitted through dust? The question has been raised after North Korea exhorted its citizens not to venture out as a cloud of ‘Yellow dust’ was blowing from the direction of China. The state-controlled North Korean media Korean Central Television (KCTV) claimed that this ‘yellow dust’ cloud could bring Covid-19. Streets of North Korea’s capital Pyongyang reportedly remained deserted following the warning. While North Korea asserted that the country does not have any...