Even now, ministers appear reluctant to admit past mistakes and explain to the public how risky meeting indoors really is.

At the end of October, an article from El Pais – a Spanish-language daily – began to circulate online. It was an immersive piece on the subject of coronavirus transmission, taking the reader to a people-filled home gathering, a bar, and a classroom, showing not the science of droplets or distancing, but the impact of aerosols on spread.

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