Kimberly Prather

professor of atmospheric chemistry at UC San Diego, and director of the National Science Foundation’s Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment

Professor of atmospheric chemistry at UC San Diego, and director of the National Science Foundation’s Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment.

Kimberly Prather on KCRW

Today the CDC went back to the position that COVId-19 spreads mainly between people within six feet of each other through respiratory droplets that fall quickly to the ground.

CDC issues new guidance on COVID-19, then retracts it. What that means for efforts to contain the virus

Today the CDC went back to the position that COVId-19 spreads mainly between people within six feet of each other through respiratory droplets that fall quickly to the ground.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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