Your Microbiome Extends in a Microbial Cloud Around You, Like an Aura

Understanding the interplay between the microbial cloud and environment could form the basis for attempts to better engineer indoor spaces to prevent the transmission of diseases. “We could potentially design our buildings around that. If we know there’s an airborne disease risk, maybe we could develop ventilation accordingly,” says James Meadow. Places like hospitals or offices could stand to benefit, for example.
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