More than 200 scientists are demanding the World Health Organization revise its COVID-19 safety recommendations, which are currently not geared toward aerosols. San Diego-based scientist Kimberly Prather says when an asymptomatic person speaks, they produce tiny invisible droplets that can travel much farther than six feet. To protect everyone from aerosol transmission, Prather says masks are key.
Aerosol transmission of COVID-19
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The danger of COVID aerosol transmission and why masks are key to protection
San Diego-based scientist Kimberly Prather says when an asymptomatic person speaks, they produce tiny invisible droplets that can travel much farther than six feet.
8 min, 15 sec
Supreme Court issues big decision on faithless electors and minor decision on robocalls
In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court justices said states can punish Electoral College delegates for not voting for the person who wins the popular vote.
8 min, 15 sec
‘Everyone is pulling their hair out.’ Working parents struggle during COVID
Many summer activities are not happening due to coronavirus, and it’s unclear when or if kids will return to school. For working parents, that means holding down more than...
8 min, 49 sec
Janelle Monáe on organizing an LA food drive during pandemic, dismantling systemic racism
Janelle Monáe is helping organize a food drive in LA's Watts neighborhood on Tuesday, July 7.
12 min, 38 sec