Doctors say coronavirus spreads through farts

Doctors say coronavirus spreads through farts

  • Post published:April 14, 2020
  • Post category:News

The deadly coronavirus could be spreading through farts, according to doctors. But farts are unlikely to transmit the virus provided pants are worn.

Tests carried out have shown that the virus was present in the faeces of more than half of patients with COVID-19. They said more research needed to be done to rule out passing the disease on to people through omitting bodily gasses. A doctor that raised the issue on social media, highlighted work by Australian doctor Andy Tagg which he called “an enjoyable thread about whether farting can cause coronavirus”.

In his findings, Tagg cited tests carried out earlier this year which…

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