July 5, 2022


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Coronavirus: Is there a 'protected' spot on trains to minimise your threat? Consultants weigh in

In 2020, a prolonged evaluation of the chance of Covid transmission amongst prepare passengers advised there could also be methods to avert the chance of an infection throughout journey.

The research’s lead investigator, Shengie Lai of the College of Southampton stated on the time: “Our research exhibits that though there may be an elevated threat of COVID-19 transmission on trains.

“[…] An individual’s seat location and journey time in relation to an infectious particular person could make a giant distinction as as to if it’s handed on.”

It was advised that prepare passengers sitting with three rows widthwise, and 5 columns lengthwise, have between zero and ten p.c threat of catching the virus.

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