The #londonprotest of 24th April was billed by opponents as a “super-spreader” event and those attending it as “selfish” who didn’t care they could potentially kill elderly relatives. The data now tells us these claims were irrational and not evidence based.
Trish Greenhalgh of the University of Oxford has suggested a jogger infected with COVID19 could pass it to a pedestrian as they run past “puffing and panting”. Her claim was carried by many major news outlets. But just how rooted is that claim in evidence or science?