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While the latest research shows that COVID-19 is primarily caused by airborne transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, there is still some risk that people may be exposed to the virus from contact with contaminated surfaces. Therefore, CDC still recommends routine cleaning and disinfection of potentially contaminated surfaces. Businesses and institutions, including some airlines, schools, and transit agencies, have been using electrostatic sprayers to clean and disinfect large surface areas quickly and effectively that are frequently touched by many people. EPA researchers, at the request of stakeholders, were asked to evaluate how these sprayers worked.