Is the coronavirus hitching a ride on air pollution particles?

New research suggests the virus causing the Covid-19 pandemic can be transmitted by air pollution, but not everyone agrees. Conor McGlone reports

by Conor McGlone
In October 2017 residents in Turin were recommended to stay at home due to high levels of air pollution. Photograph: Nicolò Campo/Getty Images
In October 2017 residents in Turin were recommended to stay at home due to high levels of air pollution. Photograph: Nicolò Campo/Getty Images

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