Newsy 16 Oct 2020

Study Says COVID-19 Spread On Airplanes Is 'Virtually Nonexistent'


The study found there's a 0.003 percent chance that particles from one masked passenger can make it to another.

CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to William Scarborough, Assistant Sociology Professor at the University of North Texas, about COVID-19's impact on working mothers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has walked back information posted on its website just three days ago, which stated Covid-19 can spread through aerosolized droplets. The CDC now says Friday's guidance was posted "in error," and that new information will be issued shortly. The move is yet another misstep for the nation's leading public health agency, which recently reversed its guidance for the second time on testing asymptomatic people for the coronavirus. Aired on 09/21/2020.
Professor Sunetra Gupta says that the best way to fight COVID-19 is to allow the virus to spread "among those who are not vulnerable" and to "aggressively shield the vulnerable".
Health experts are urging flu shots this year as they warn of a "twindemic." But could you get a flu shot and COVID-19 shot when the FDA approves one?

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