6 feet may not always be enough distance to protect from COVID-19, new report suggests

Physical distancing should be seen as only one part of a wider public health approach.

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It’s not just 6 feet and then everything else can be ignored or just mask and everything else can be ignored or just ventilation and everything else can be ignored.

Lydia Bourouiba, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at MIT and co-author of the report