Excellent article by @zeynep on the slow acceptance of COVID as being present in aerosols (i.e., airborne), a fact still challenged by some today. Kudos to @linseymarr, @kprather88, @jljcolorado, @ShellyMBoulder, @CathNoakes & others for banging this drum! https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/07/opinion/coronavirus-airborne-transmission.html
Increased ozone pollution alongside reduced nitrogen dioxide concentrations during Vienna's first COVID-19 lockdown: Significance for air quality management.
Marlon Brancher's paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0269749121007351
Last year, as cities went on #COVID19 lockdown & emissions dropped, a curious thing happened:
Some cities got MORE polluted.
A new study investigates why ozone pollution spiked in some places last year:
1/ A sad anniversary: 1 year since one of the worst errors in the history of Public Health
SARS-CoV-2 is mostly transmitted through the air
But @WHO said, just a year ago, "FACT: IT IS NOT AIRBORNE"
And that saying it was airborne was "misinformation"
FACT: #COVID19 is NOT airborne.
The #coronavirus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks.
To protect yourself:
-keep 1m distance from others
-disinfect surfaces frequently
-wash/rub your 👐
-avoid touching your 👀👃👄
Measurements during #COVD19 #lockdown paint a picture how <clean – #emobility> could improve urban #airquality