Reading: The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them

From The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them

So now let’s get to the crux of it. Where are the personal dangers from reopening?

The personal is social.

As we move back to work, or go to a restaurant, let’s look at what can happen in those environments.

The crux:

The reason to highlight these different outbreaks is to show you the commonality of outbreaks of COVID-19. All these infection events were indoors, with people closely-spaced, with lots of talking, singing, or yelling. The main sources for infection are home, workplace, public transport, social gatherings, and restaurants. This accounts for 90% of all transmission events. In contrast, outbreaks spread from shopping appear to be responsible for a small percentage of traced infections. (Ref)

Importantly, of the countries performing contact tracing properly, only a single outbreak has been reported from an outdoor environment (less than 0.3% of traced infections). (ref)

Via Academe Blog

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