How safe is it to ride the subway? New studies suggest it may not be as dangerous as you think

The New York City subway system has been eerily quiet since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, often because New Yorkers feel that the enclosed space could be a high-risk area for the virus to spread.

But new studies from Europe and Asia show that public transportation has not yet proven to be a serious cause of transmission, the New York Times reported.

In major cities where public transportation has rebounded, including Paris and Tokyo, contact-tracing studies have concluded that an increase in ridership has not caused super-spreader events or been a significant source of new virus cases.

The New York City subway system has been eerily quiet since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, often because New Yorkers feel that the enclosed space could be a high-risk area for the virus to spread.

But new studies from Europe and Asia show that public transportation has not yet proven […]

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