Is it worth closing toilet lid to reduce viral plume from flushing?

Researchers collected similar amounts of virus following a flush, whether or not the lid was up.
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A US study has pulled the chain on the theory that closing the toilet lid before flushing limits the spread of viral particles to other bathroom surfaces.

It’s been a long held belief that closing the lid before flushing can prevent the spread of microbes by keeping any flush-produced mist in the bowl.