Aerosal transmission and mask use

5 months ago
By: Daphne Atkinson

Two metres doesn’t guarantee protection from the virus, and using shorter distances in indoor areas is counterintuitive. Dr Josh Rindelaub writes that we also need to use air ventilation, filtration and tightly fitting masks to help fight aerosol transmission. "This applies not only to Covid-19 but other respiratory infections."

In this article from The Spin Off, current understanding of Covid-19 and aerosols is explored, and how this knowledge emerged to help us re-evaluate viral tranmission. Read more