This is an excellent explainer of how COVID-19 spreads and how to reduce the risk of spread. If you only read one thing today, make it this.
🔗 El Pais: A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air
The coronavirus is spread through the air, especially in indoor spaces. While it is not as infectious as measles, scientists now openly acknowledge the role played by the transmission of aerosols – tiny contagious particles exhaled by an infected person that remain suspended in the air of an indoor environment. How does the transmission work? And, more importantly, how can we stop it?