Tsinghua University researchers say the best strategy to reduce the risk of air transmission is to “stay put” rather than move through the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tsinghua University researchers say the best strategy to reduce the risk of air transmission is to “stay put” rather than move through the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Watch your back: Chinese study finds Covid-19 could be on your tail

  • Researchers in China say virus particles can land on the clothes of someone passing a seated infected person within four seconds
  • Peer-reviewed paper suggests the virus can ride the turbulence created by the body’s movements to approach from behind

Tsinghua University researchers say the best strategy to reduce the risk of air transmission is to “stay put” rather than move through the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tsinghua University researchers say the best strategy to reduce the risk of air transmission is to “stay put” rather than move through the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
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