CDC confirms airborne transmission of COVID-19

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

California colleges are struggling to prevent COVID -19 outbreaks, even with limited on-campus housing and bans on in-person gatherings. — L.A. Times

The CDC confirmed that the virus can spread through microscopic airborne particles, which are capable of floating in the air for minutes or hours prior to being inhaled. — L.A. Times

A member of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has reportedly not interacted with the governor or his close staffers. — KTLA

Local health experts are cautioning Californians that fall and winter may increase the spread of COVID-19, starting in mid-October and stretching into the winter. — CBS Los Angeles

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a press conference Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, on the North Portico of the White House. Credit: Joyce N. Boghosian/White House.

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