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Study Finds Low Risk of Coronavirus on Flights

According to a Defense Department study, the risk of catching COVID-19 on a busy airline flight is low.  It concluded that someone would have to be sitting next to another passenger, who had COVID-19, for at least 54 hours to receive a dangerous dose of the virus through the air.

A Washington Post article shared that the researchers concluded that , if passengers wear surgical masks continuously, very little of the virus spreads, because of how the air is circulated and filtered on airliners.