DoD Study Finds Risk of Contracting Coronavirus On Plane Is Low Written 16 October 2020


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The Washington Post reports that a DoD study on “the risk of catching the coronavirus on a packed commercial flight concluded that a person would have to be sitting next to a infectious passenger for at least 54 hours to receive a dangerous dose of the virus through the air.” Researchers “concluded that, if passengers wear surgical masks continuously, very little of the virus spreads, because of how the air is circulated and filtered on the planes.”
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