The dispersion of spherical droplets in source–sink flows and their relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic

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https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0021427

Period4 Aug 2020 → 5 Aug 2020

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  • TitleCoronavirus in Scotland: Aerosol drops breach PPE
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Times
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/08/20
    DescriptionSmall aerosol droplets could penetrate some personal protective equipment used to shield people from infections, scientists have said.

    This is related to our paper @ https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/5.0021427
    Producer/AuthorJoe Gammie
    URLhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/coronavirus-in-scotland-aerosol-drops-breach-ppe-3h3gp22j3
    PersonsCathal Cummins
  • TitleCoronavirus Scotland: Tiny virus droplets could penetrate face masks and PPE, Scottish experts warn
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Scottish Sun
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/08/20
    DescriptionTINY droplets containing coronavirus can get through some face coverings and PPE, scientists have warned.
    URLhttps://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/5891938/coronavirus-scotland-masks-droplets-air-research/
    PersonsCathal Cummins
  • TitleMore evidence coronavirus can spread through the air: Scientists find droplets of all sizes can scatter the virus in unpredictable directions - and invent an 'extractor' to trap tiny infectious particles
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Daily Mail
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/08/20
    DescriptionWHO has warned that the extent to which coronavirus spreads through the air is likely underestimated
    Scientists in the UK found that both small and large particles can travel far and in unpredictable directions from a coughing or breathing person
    They created a formula to show how small and large droplets from infected people can fly through the air
    As a solution, they also made an extractor device capable of sucking potentially infectious droplets too tiny for PPE to block right out of the air
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-8592211/Big-small-coronavirus-droplets-travel-thought-air.html
    PersonsCathal Cummins
  • TitleSmall Aerosol Droplets Could Penetrate PPE, Scientists Warn
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletMetro
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/08/20
    DescriptionSome forms of personal protective equipment may not shield people from small aerosol droplets carrying infections like coronavirus, scientists have warned.


    Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2020/08/04/standard-ppe-may-not-enough-shield-germs-air-13082037/?ito=cbshare

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetroUK | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetroUK/
    URLhttps://metro.co.uk/2020/08/04/standard-ppe-may-not-enough-shield-germs-air-13082037/
    PersonsCathal Cummins
  • Titlehttps://www.wienerzeitung.at/nachrichten/wissen/mensch/2070430-Der-wilde-Flug-der-Covid-Troepfchen.html
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletWiener Zeitung
    Media typeWeb
    CountryGermany
    Date4/08/20
    DescriptionEs ist keine Perspektive, die Freude bereitet. Wissenschafter und Weltgesundheitsorganisation warnen, dass virenhaltige Aerosole bei der Ansteckung mit dem Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 eine Rolle spielen. Wenn sie bei der Verbreitung der Lungenkrankheit Covid-19 entscheidend ist, könnten Abstandsregeln überdacht, Klimaanlagen neu ausgerüstet und Gruppentreffen wohl verboten werden müssen - ein Leben entweder in konsequenter Isolation oder in einem Rüstzeug aus Schutzkleidung wäre die Folge.
    URLhttps://www.wienerzeitung.at/nachrichten/wissen/mensch/2070430-Der-wilde-Flug-der-Covid-Troepfchen.html
    PersonsCathal Cummins

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