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COVID-19: Virus Can Be Spread Through Farts – Doctors

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A new research discovery has revealed that the dead coronavirus could be spread through farts.

This was disclosed by Australian doctors, who claimed that the virus was found in the poo of Coronavirus patients, which suggested that it can be passed through their farts.

However, they further claimed that due to parts being worn, its unlikely to spread that way.

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 showed 55 percent of patients with SARS-CoV-2 had it present in their poo.

“Well, SARS-CoV-2 can be detected in faeces and has been detected in an asymptomatic individual up to 17 days post-exposure.”

The doctor added that previous tests have shown farts have the power to spray talcolm powder long distances. It was warned, however, that if the infected patient was not wearing pants, and they released a large amount of gas, then someone else – if they took a close sniff at the gas – could be at risk. “Perhaps SARS-CoV-2 can be spread through the power of parping – we need more evidence.

“So remember to wear appropriate PPE at all times and stay safe!”

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