A quick look at this piece [paywall] from the Wall Street Journal, sold to me with this intriguing morsel of clickbait:
This is important because if you know how you’re likely to get the virus, you can avoid that behaviour and therefore be less likely to get the virus. Good plan, Stan.
We’re six months into the crisis (apparently), and hard work, studying, scientific analysis and extensive expert liaison during those those 180 days have told us…
YES! THAT’S… THIS:
Surface contamination and fleeting encounters are less of a worry than close-up, person-to-person interactions for extended periods
Absolutely amazing. Thanks, Sherlock.
This groundbreaking research comes from the same people that brought you:
You’re more likely to be hit by a car when lying the middle of a motorway, than if you were lying in bed at home.
And the crucial lesson that:
The chances of you being attacked by a tiger are lower if you avoid jumping into the tiger enclosure at your local zoo.
Of course, you my still contract Covid-19 from surface contamination and fleeting encounters, be hit by a car while lying in your bed or be attacked by a tiger while not actually jumping the tiger enclosure at your local zoo.
It’s just less of a worry.
Don’t have nightmares.