How Coronavirus Spreads Indoors; Your Warped Sense Of Time There are still a lot of questions about how the coronavirus is transmitted through air. Researchers are looking at how the virus is spread indoors and how to safely have people under one roof.

As states around the country lift restrictions and businesses reopen, many workers in close-contact jobs are scared for their health and would rather stay on unemployment. NPR's Chris Arnold reports on what options workers have.

Listen to Short Wave's episode about why it's so hard to remember what day it is and some tips for giving time more meaning on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and NPR One.

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Indoor Spread, Workers' Anxieties, And Our Warped Sense Of Time

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Indoor Spread, Workers' Anxieties, And Our Warped Sense Of Time

Indoor Spread, Workers' Anxieties, And Our Warped Sense Of Time

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There are still a lot of questions about how the coronavirus is transmitted through air. Researchers are looking at how the virus is spread indoors and how to safely have people under one roof.

As states around the country lift restrictions and businesses reopen, many workers in close-contact jobs are scared for their health and would rather stay on unemployment. NPR's Chris Arnold reports on what options workers have.

Listen to Short Wave's episode about why it's so hard to remember what day it is and some tips for giving time more meaning on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and NPR One.

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This episode was produced by Gabriela Saldivia, Anne Li and Brent Baughman, and edited by Beth Donovan.