Loud Talkers, a Worrying Anti-Vaccination Strategy, and a Plan to Reopen America Safely

A roundup of stories we’re reading about Covid-19 today

  • Talking is one way people produce droplets containing the SARS-CoV-2 virus, risking the spread of Covid-19. Talking loudly, scientists at the U.S. National Institutes of Health recently discovered, is one way to produce even more of the droplets. At MIT Technology Review, science journalist Neel Patel reports that just a minute of loud talking generates at least 1,000 virus-containing

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.