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Is there a simple way to quantify viral content beeing exhaled by a person potentially independent of the specific virus type?

As far as I have understood it, persons who have contacted virusses (that are to a substantial part transmitted through the air, such as covid-19) tend to be only or most strong infectuous during a ...
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What is the minimal infectious dose (MID) of SARS-CoV-2?

Assuming the immune system is healthy, How much SARS-CoV-2 virus (cause of COVID-19) is required to make a person sick? This might also depend on time, if it was a high infectious dose but just some ...
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Degree of correlation between viral load and symptom severity in Covid-19?

Someone asked here a general/related (qualitative) question Does viral load of the initial infection affect its severity? but I'm interstested a more focused question regarding Covid-19: How well ...