A Breath of Fresh Air in Estimating Airborne Infection Risk

So, how have you been the past couple years? This is a question that cannot be answered without mentioning the COVID-19 outbreak, as we have all been impacted in one way or another during this time. Many mistakes were made as we learned to deal with this disease, but there were also some important lessons learned that may help us to better handle outbreaks of airborne infectious diseases in the future. One area that we need to improve upon is understanding infection risk, so that people can be better informed about the precautions they should consider taking under different circumstances. Towards this end, recent research has shown that measuring CO2 levels in an indoor space can serve as a good proxy for airborne infection risk.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edgeimpulse.com/blog/a-breath-of-fresh-air-in-estimating-airborne-infection-risk