Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Commentary - Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2020) Volume 10, Issue 3

COVID-19: Complexities in understanding transmission pathways through sanitary systems in high-rise buildings.

The article published recently in the Lancet Global Health, COVID-19: mitigating the transmission via wastewater plumbing systems [1] is a synthesis of 17 years of study into the spread of disease as a result of defects in the wastewater plumbing system (sanitary system) within buildings, however it the issues associated with this mode of transmission are more appropriately attributed to tall (high-rise) or complex buildings [2].

Author(s): Michael Gormley*

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