We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

Magic Six Feet Not Enough To Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in a Light Breeze

News   May 20, 2020 | Original story from the American Institute of Physics.

 
Magic Six Feet Not Enough To Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in a Light Breeze

Saliva droplets can travel large distances, depending on environmental conditions such as wind speed, temperature, pressure and humidity. Wind shown blowing left to right at speeds of 4 kph (top) and 15 kph (bottom) can transport saliva droplets up to 6 meters (18 feet). Credit: Image courtesy of the authors.

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Small Study Demonstrates Sample Inactivation May Lead to SARS-CoV-2 False Negatives

News

To protect medical laboratory personnel from infection when testing clinical samples for SARS-CoV-2, most laboratories inactivate the virus before testing. In a recent study, researchers tested several inactivation methodologies to determine if and to what extent they reduce detectable virus in a clinical sample.

READ MORE

Trial Investigates Unique Formulation of Ibuprofen as Treatment for COVID-19 Respiratory Complication

News

A trial is investigating a unique formulation of ibuprofen as a treatment for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a complication of COVID-19.

READ MORE

Turn Scary Math Into Beautiful Pictures Using This New Tool

News

Some people look at an equation and see a bunch of numbers and symbols; others see beauty. Thanks to a new tool created at Carnegie Mellon University, anyone can now translate the abstractions of mathematics into beautiful and instructive illustrations.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Informatics

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE