Initial COVID-19 Transmissibility and Three Gaseous Air Pollutants (NO2, SO2, and CO): A Nationwide Ecological Study in China

Jinjun Ran, Shi Zhao, Lefei Han, Zhihang Peng, Maggie H. Wang, Yulan Qiu, Daihai He

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In this study, we conducted an ecological study to examine their effects in the early phase of the pandemic (from December 2019 to February 2020) in China. We found that the associations between the average concentrations of NO2, SO2, and CO and the COVID-19 transmissibility are not statistically clear.

Original languageEnglish
Article number575839
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalFrontiers in Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2020


  • China
  • COVID-19
  • ecological study
  • gaseous air pollutant
  • transmissibility

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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