As communities open up, the indoor bar scene is uniquely suited to transmission of Covid-19. A New York Times report looked at all of the ways that small particles can persist in the environment. Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, addressed what makes bars risky.
“People go to bars so they can drink and socialize with other people” said Adimora in the article. “They usually want to sit fairly close to each other so they can have intimate conversations. Most people are not going to want to sit six feet apart and yell.”
Read the article here.