Siouxsie Wiles: What are fomites, and how much do they transmit Covid-19?

Microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles explains how transmission of Covid-19 from infected surfaces might not be as common as scientists initially thought, and how it’s far more likely for the virus to be spread via airborne droplets – which is why we should be using masks as part of our Covid toolkit.

Featuring illustrations from Toby Morris.

60 Seconds with Siouxsie is made with the support of The Spinoff Members:

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