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Old 04-26-2021, 07:23 AM   #71  
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Originally Posted by Regularguy View Post
‘You obviously read the report and what it was trying to answer is the question of vapor transmission distance and therefore COVID. Is there any truth to 6 feet?

After a long winded detailed study of many variables the correct answer is... wait for it...

It depends.

Simply put there is no magic minimum distance which will prevent a person’s vapor from touching others. However it made it clear that outside is the best place to be, and while it doesn’t say it directly, masking mandates outside, alone, or with substantial distance between people is rubbish.

So why have so many oppressive leaders demand such? The answer is probably not scientific.
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Old 04-26-2021, 08:27 AM   #72  
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This is where the six-foot rule comes from.
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Old 04-26-2021, 11:10 AM   #73  
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Originally Posted by Grumpyaviator View Post
This is where the six-foot rule comes from.
This science merely points out that particles can travel further than 6 feet - but it fails to discuss risk. What is the real risk of infection at 6 feet vs. 12 feet vs. 3 feet if an infected person coughs indoors or outdoors? It still feels like we understand the relationship (better vs. worse) without having any real idea of the actual risk at any distance.
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