If there is a conclusion that COVID-19 spreads through aerosolization, that changes the implications for a lot of businesses. It’s too hard to be that the CDC accidentally posted guidance on their website that they didn’t realize wasn’t confirmed science yet and so they had to pull it down 48 hours later.
How COVID-19 spreads, everybody knows it can spread through the air as an aerosol so there was nothing surprising by the CDC’s actions. It spreads by droplet transmissions but also can spread via aerosolization.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday it erroneously posted guidance saying the coronavirus spreads through airborne particles that can remain suspended in the air and travel beyond six feet. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, member of the boards of Pfizer and biotech company Illumina and former FDA commissioner, joins “Squawk Box” to discuss.