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Germany sets up experiment to study how coronavirus spreads at a concert – ABC News

Researchers ran about 1,500 volunteers through three scenarios with various levels of social distancing and hygiene measures, and they soon hope to have a better understanding of how coronavirus would spread through crowds.

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Germany has held a pop concert to study how those attending would spread coronavirus.
Key points:

  • Researchers said the event had gone well and had provided good quality data
  • Coronavirus numbers in Germany are rising as part of a “very concerning” trend
  • There have been recent outbreaks in nursing homes, hospitals and schools

Researchers studying COVID-19 packed part of a Leipzig arena with volunteers on Saturday, collecting data in a “real-life” simulation of …

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