Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Protect Myself If The Coronavirus Can Linger In The Air?

Quick answer first: Going to the grocery store where you and everyone else is wearing a mask and keeping a distance from each other is still considered a low-risk activity. Go get your summer strawberries!

For background, aerosols are tiny microdroplets containing the virus that can be expelled when we talk or breathe and can stay aloft and travel on air currents. It’s still unclear how much of a role they play in spreading the virus, but recently more than 200 scientists¬†wrote an open letter¬†asking the World Health Organization to pay more attention to them.

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