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Table 1 Infective Influenza Virus Emission Rates

From: Modeling the airborne survival of influenza virus in a residential setting: the impacts of home humidification

Source type Particle size (μm) Infectious influenza viruses per second Source description
Cough 2.5 0.62 15 one second episodes per hour during sleeping hours
  7.5 0.11  
Tidal breathing 0.4 8.8E-05 Constant emission during sleeping hours
  0.75 1.9E-05  
  2.5 3.3E-06  
  7.5 7.8E-07