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Japan has long accepted COVID's airborne spread, and scientists say ventilation is key - CBS News

But Japan's infamously congested trains, he argues, probably aren't as as risky as his model suggests. "It is very crowded, and the air is bad," Kurokabe said. "But nobody is speaking, and everyone is wearing a mask. The risk is not that high."

Conversely, here in Austria the convention is to remove the mask when loudly talking on the phone.

by generic on Tue Jul 14th, 2020 at 12:22:39 PM EST
In Israel, at least, most of the cabinet wears masks.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Tue Jul 14th, 2020 at 12:51:21 PM EST
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Not much point in wearing a mask if it doesn't cover your nose or mouth!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Jul 14th, 2020 at 09:37:31 PM EST
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