Droplets from a cough can travel further than the two metres recommended to avoid catching Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus droplets may travel further than personal distancing guidelines, study finds

  • Research conducted before the new virus emerged suggests the two metre rule is no protection against a direct cough
  • Separate US study shows droplets carry considerable distance in uncovered speech, making case for face masks
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Droplets from a cough can travel further than the two metres recommended to avoid catching Covid-19, a study says. Photo: Shutterstock
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