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Researchers compare COVID-19 transmission risk when singing, speaking and breathing – News-Medical.Net

Now, a new study* set to determine if singing and playing of woodwind and brass instruments produce more respiratory droplets and aerosols than speaking. Further, they want to know if the size and temperature of the venue will make a difference in the accumul…

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One of the vastly impacted by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is the world of performing arts. Many concerts, plays, and Broadway shows were canceled due to the fear that singing in an enclosed space might pose a risk for the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Previous guidelines and research have revealed singing has been identified as a potentially “dangerous” activity following the incidence of COVID-19 case clusters in several choirs across t…

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