Scientists say the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights was real and has the potential to cause Covid-19 clusters of substantial size. Photo: Shutterstock Scientists say the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights was real and has the potential to cause Covid-19 clusters of substantial size. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists say the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights was real and has the potential to cause Covid-19 clusters of substantial size. Photo: Shutterstock

London-Hanoi flight focus of CDC study about coronavirus threat on planes

  • Infected passenger on London-Hanoi flight likely infected 15 other people aboard the 10-hour trip
  • Researchers believe masks are an effective tool to prevent the spread of the virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Scientists say the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights was real and has the potential to cause Covid-19 clusters of substantial size. Photo: Shutterstock Scientists say the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights was real and has the potential to cause Covid-19 clusters of substantial size. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists say the risk for on-board transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during long flights was real and has the potential to cause Covid-19 clusters of substantial size. Photo: Shutterstock
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