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External Article15 June 2020

How Much Coronavirus Risk Is There In Common Travel Activities? We Asked An Expert

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Travel in the middle of a global pandemic presents challenges, with each activity carrying its own level of risk for coronavirus.

Joseph Khabbaza, a pulmonary and critical care physician at the Cleveland Clinic, said some of the biggest questions he's getting relate to travel activities.

Khabbaza, who treats coronavirus patients, said the primary path of transmission is contacts with respiratory droplets produced by infected people. Face masks, physical distancing, frequent hand-washing and cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces have become standard across the travel sector.

"Every industry has interventions in place to make things safer," he said.

Read the full article at USA TODAY

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