The coronavirus outbreak has made health and safety in air travel a priority, but two new reports paint very different pictures of the risks for passengers. Photo: Shutterstock The coronavirus outbreak has made health and safety in air travel a priority, but two new reports paint very different pictures of the risks for passengers. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus outbreak has made health and safety in air travel a priority, but two new reports paint very different pictures of the risks for passengers. Photo: Shutterstock

Air travel amid Covid-19 – safe or not? Harvard study, and report on 59 infections from Ireland flight, offer different views on the risks

  • A study from Harvard commissioned by the airline industry claims flying during the coronavirus pandemic is less dangerous than eating out or grocery shopping
  • However, a Covid-19 outbreak, affecting 59 people aboard or linked to a seven-hour flight to Ireland, has shown in-flight transmission is still a major concern

Topic |   Wellness
The coronavirus outbreak has made health and safety in air travel a priority, but two new reports paint very different pictures of the risks for passengers. Photo: Shutterstock The coronavirus outbreak has made health and safety in air travel a priority, but two new reports paint very different pictures of the risks for passengers. Photo: Shutterstock
The coronavirus outbreak has made health and safety in air travel a priority, but two new reports paint very different pictures of the risks for passengers. Photo: Shutterstock
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