Hands, face, space? Johnson's Covid message has got priorities wrong, scientists warn

Physical distancing, far more than washing hands, is the most critical factor in preventing spread of the virus

The latest drive to help halt the spread of Covid-19 has been criticised by senior scientists for placing insufficient emphasis on the issues of ventilation and the need to stay apart from others.

They say the government’s “hands, face, space” campaign stresses handwashing and the wearing of masks as key factors in controlling coronavirus transmission, while the need to keep apart has been downplayed, despite it being the single critical factor involved in the spread of Covid-19.

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