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A paradigm shift to combat indoor respiratory infection

Morawska L., Allen J., Bahnfleth W., Bluyssen P.M., Boerstra A.C., ….., Franchimon F., Loomans M.
SCIENCE, Vol 372, Issue 6543: 689-691. doi:10.1126/science.abg2025

Implications of COVID-19 pandemic for application of natural ventilation

Van Dijken F. & Boerstra A.C.
REHVA journal 03/2021: 58-63. doi:

Ventilation and COVID-19 transmission risks on board of Dutch governmental ships.

Boerstra A.C. & Verlinde M.
Proceedings CLIMA 2022, Rotterdam. doi:10.34641/clima.2022.175

Small droplet aerosols in poorly ventilated spaces and SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Somsen GA, van Rijn CJM, Kooij S, Bem RA, Bonn D.
Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Jul; 8(7): 658–659.. doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30245-9

Reducing aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in hospital elevators.

C van Rijn, GA Somsen, L Hofstra, G Dahhan, RA Bem, S Kooij, D Bonn
Indoor air 30 (6), 1065-1066 (2020). doi:10.1111/ina.12744

Aerosol persistence in relation to possible transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Smith SH, Somsen GA, van Rijn C, Kooij S, van der Hoek L, Bem RA, Bonn D.
Phys Fluids. 2020, 32(10): 107108. doi:10.1063/5.0027844

Do increased flow rates in displacement ventilation always lead to better results?

Rui Yang, Chong Shen Ng, Kai Leong Chong, Roberto Verzicco, and Detlef Lohse,
Journal of Fluid Mechanics , Volume 932 , 10 February 2022 , A3. doi:

Extended lifetime of respiratory droplets in a turbulent vapour puff and its implications on airborne disease transmission

Kai Leong Chong, Chong Shen Ng, Naoki Hori, Rui Yang, Roberto Verzicco, and Detlef Lohse
Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 034502 (2021) [8 pages]. doi:

Stability of respiratory-like droplets under evaporation

Carola Seyfert, Javier Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Detlef Lohse, and Alvaro Marin
Phys. Rev. Fluids 7, 023603 (2022) [12 pages]. doi:

Bags mediated film atomization in a cough machine

Pallav Kant, Cesar Pairetti, Youssef Saade, Stéphane Popinet, Stéphane Zaleski, and Detlef Lohse
Phys. Rev. Fluids 8, 074802 (2023) [14 pages]. doi:

Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Contracting COVID-19 Derived from Measured and Simulated Aerosol Particle Transmission in Aircraft Cabins

Jack F. Schijven, Theo van Veen, Christiaan Delmaar, Johan Kos, Lucie Vermeulen, Rui Roosien, et al.
Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 131, Issue 8, CID: 087011. doi: