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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.

 
 
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