Singing is no more risky than talking finds new COVID-19 study – University of Bristol

The performing arts has been badly affected during the coronavirus pandemic with live musical performances cancelled for many months because singing was identified as a potential “higher risk” activity. New collaborative research has shown that singing does not produce very substantially more respiratory particles than when speaking at a similar volume. The findings, published on […]

Social contact and physical distancing behaviours during COVID-19 – University of Bristol

It is known that coronavirus spreads between close contacts. Researchers at the University of Bristol are investigating social contact patterns and physical distancing behaviours to help understand how the virus spreads. Understanding these contact patterns, and how people physically distance from each other in different settings and among different groups, will help policy makers design […]

Transmission must be reduced by 65% to control pandemic – Imperial College London

Imperial’s Professor Neil Ferguson says that the UK must keep coronavirus transmission suppressed by around 65% to control the pandemic. Professor Ferguson – who has led Imperial’s Covid-19 Response team – gave evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee earlier today. The Science and Technology Committee were speaking with UK academics to […]

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