September 22 2020 6:12pm

What is the COVID-19 fifteen minute rule?

It’s something that has been floating around as the benchmark for COVID-19 transmission. Health Canada cites 15 minutes as the exposure threshold. In a video circulating on social media, one Quebec man lambastes an SQ police officer who pulled him over for not wearing a mask. As Global’s Dan Spector explains, while the SQ says officers don’t need to wear masks during short interventions, one infectious disease researcher says it’s a question of optics.

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