Coronavirus: Infected after five minutes, from six metres away: study shows COVID-19’s spread indoors

A poster for an enhanced social distancing campaign in Seoul.

The results of the study, for which Lee and other epidemiologists enlisted the help of an engineer who specialises in aerodynamics, were published last week in the Journal of Korean Medical Science. The conclusions raised concerns that the widely accepted standard of two metres of social distance might not be far enough to keep people safe.

Coronavirus: Infected after five minutes, from six metres away: study shows COVID-19’s spread indoors

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