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Wellness Design Solutions Address Retracted CDC Aerosolized Covid-19 Transmission Risk Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control posted updated Covid-19 transmission information on its website last Friday and removed it on Monday, claiming the posting was done in error with draft copy. The crucial information in the update concerned aerosols and small airborne particles carrying enough of the virus to infect people beyond the six-foot radius often cited as a safety margin, especially within poorly-ventilated spaces. This mirrored guidance that the World Health Organization addressed last July.

Aerosolized transmission can have a significant reopening impact for schools, gyms and other public and commercial facilities – but it also impacts living spaces, including home...

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This 31-Year-Old Venture Capitalist Has Bet $12 Million On Real Estate And Diversity

As institutional landlords grapple with vacant buildings, and real estate startups fight for survival, one 31-year-old venture capitalist is betting his firm on the category bouncing back.

Stealth until now, Los Angeles-based VC firm Wilshire Lane Partners has invested $12 million in property tech startups in the past 10 months, says founding partner Adam Demuyakor, even as the spread of Covid-19 has battered the category. Demuyakor and Wilshire Lane have made six investments to date, alongside bigger investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and FJ Labs.

Wilshire Lane’s investments remain small compared to many VC firms...

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