When the Covid-19 pandemic first began in China and made its way around the globe I think it's safe to say that nobody could have predicted what we would be dealing with over the following years.

Unsplash
Unsplash
loading...

Did you ever think you would be getting a swab shoved up your nose to be tested?

COVID-19 Restrictions Remain In Place Across Greater Sydney As NSW Authorities Work To Contain Cluster Outbreak
Getty Images
loading...

or that we would have tests to take at home?

Florida's Broward County Hands Out Free At-Home COVID Rapid Test Kits
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
loading...

For the first time in our lives, a lot of people would be wearing a mask.

Texas EMS First Responders Face Higher Caseload Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Getty Images
loading...

When we first started a two-week lockdown and wore masks in an attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19
we had no clue how easily we could catch or transmit Covid-19.

I still remember wiping down groceries with disinfectant wipes when we brought them inside our house.

As time went out we learned that catching Covid-19 from those things was very unlikely.

A wide angle view of an overflowing bag of groceries on a white background
miflippo
loading...

Accordign to theconversation.com SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, spreads mainly by airborne transmission. So the key to preventing transmission is to understand how airborne particles behave, which requires knowledge from physics and chemistry.

A new study by Environmental Science & Technolgy has a better insight into where you're most likely to catch Covid-19. While the chart gives an estimated figure for each situation, the actual risk will depend on the specific parameters, such as exactly how many people are in a room of what size.

Credit: Environmental Science & Technology
Credit: Environmental Science & Technology
loading...

When you break down the number these are the places and situations you're most likely to catch Covid-19.

jarun011/ThinkStock/GettyStock
jarun011/ThinkStock/GettyStock
loading...

Gathering with lots of people in an enclosed space with poor air quality

25095174
Jupiterimages
loading...

Working out inside an under-ventilated gym

Young people dancing in night club
shironosov
loading...

Partying In a nightclub

Classroom
Getty Images/iStockphoto
loading...

 Inside a school classroom

Credit: Getty Images
Credit: Getty Stock / ThinkStock
loading...

Singing/Karaoke

514060856
Credit: Getty Stock / ThinkStocko
loading...

Attending an Indoor Concert

I, like many other people, caught Covid-19 even though I had my first two rounds of the vaccine.
When I got it I was very scared because I'm overweight and have asthma.

What Ran Through My Mind When I Got Covid-19

When I recently tested positive for Covid-19 I started to think "what if something happened and I didn't make it?" These are just some of the things that ran through my mind.

Answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?

Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.