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Are planes safe during COVID?

How likely are you to get sick on an airplane? How safe are airplanes? The science of ventilation and bioaerosol research.

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Resources:
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/3a69/98741b1e14fe3e15d5fe0bc6ed4e58d83475.pdf?_ga=2.94557724.129545850.1594340593-1120174445.1589328977

[1977 info and H1n1 stat are in Lei 2017, with further details about 1977 flight here: http://blog.h1n1.influenza.bvsalud.org/en/2009/09/28/influenza-air-transmission/]

[THERE’S THIS VERY COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM A TRADE ASSOCIATION, THAT IS COOL TO JUST RUN THROUGH. YOU CAN PICK THE EXAMPLES YOU LIKE, BUT I’LL JUST HIGHLIGHT A FEW THAT I FOUND INTRIGUING.]
https://www.ashrae.org/File%20Library/Technical%20Resources/Standards%20and%20Guidelines/Standards%20Addenda/62-2001/62-2001_Addendum-n.pdf

[Source: https://www.designingbuildings.co.uk/wiki/Indoor_air_velocity]

http://epibulletins.dhss.alaska.gov/Document/Display?DocumentId=888
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/study-maps-how-flu-virus-moves-around-plane-180968541/

Transmission of COVID-19 virus by droplets and aerosols: A critical review on the unresolved dichotomy
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7293495/

https://lbourouiba.mit.edu/sites/default/files/documents/14BourouibaBush-sneezecloudJFM_corrected.pdf

https://up.codes/s/outdoor-airflow-rate

https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/07/07/1004841/a-group-of-239-scientists-say-theres-growing-evidence-covid-19-is-airborne/?itm_source=parsely-api

Timeline of COVID-19
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance/naming-the-coronavirus-disease-(covid-2019)-and-the-virus-that-causes-it#:~:text=The%20International%20Committee%20on%20Taxonomy,two%20viruses%20are%20different.

Ventilation rates on airplanes:
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.304.7321&rep=rep1&type=pdf

Ventilation rates inside:
https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/how-much-ventilation-do-i-need-my-home-improve-indoor-air-quality

Transmission rates on airplanes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7165818/

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