Dr. Natasha Beauvais is in the News!

Copyright Getty ImagesThe latest edition of Healthline includes details of new research indicating the possibility of airborne transmission of coronavirus, especially in crowded places. However, according to Dr. Beauvais, who is quoted extensively in the article, the biggest risk of contracting coronavirus may still come from person-to-person transmission.

“The hard science is on droplet transmission. In a restaurant, people take off their masks to eat and drink, and people can release droplets when they laugh, sneeze, or cough — even without being sick. The risk of spreading and contracting the virus is on a continuum based on environment (crowded places may be more dangerous than spots where you can practice physical distancing) and people’s attentiveness to things like handwashing and wearing masks.”

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