5 days Low risk of COVID-19 infection on planes if masks worn: US military Inquirer
  WASHINGTON, United States - The risk of being infected with the coronavirus on an airliner is very low if passengers wear masks, according to a study carried out aboard Boeing long-haul jets by the US military and published Thursday. Researchers using sensors and fluorescent tracers measured the volume of airborne contagious matter emitted by a dummy simulating an infected person breathing normally. The passengers most exposed to the infected person -- those just in front of, behind or beside the dummy -- were represented in the study by the sensors. Some 300 test rounds were carried out on the ... more