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Almost the entire world has been social distancing for weeks now on account of the coronavirus pandemic. Or for months, as is the case in Italy. Social Distancing is the buzzword of the times. Nevertheless, there are thousands of people every day who become infected with the coronavirus. Could the virus be airborne after all? Despite the fact that this has been deemed highly unlikely so far in the eyes of eminent virologists. Could we catch it in the supermarket while we are out shopping? Even if everyone maintains the prescribed distance? A new sensor from Switzerland could provide an answer to this question.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.