The Viral "Study" About Runners Spreading Coronavirus Is Not Actually a Study

A study by Belgian researchers, a computer simulation that tracks the "spread droplets" and "slipstream" of exhalations, coughs, and sneezes of people who are running, walking and cycling has gone viral. The study chose to bypass all standard science publishing protocols to publish research that has been overhyped and isn't well understood.

Publisher: Vice | Author: Jason Koebler

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2020-04-09 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v74az9/the-viral-study-about-runners-spreading-coronavirus-is-not-actually-a-study

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