The Evening Standard

Singing could be as dangerous as coughing for spreading coronavirus

August 1, 2020

Singing may be as risky as coughing when it comes to spreading coronavirus, according to experts from Britain’s Scientific advisory group.

Singing – especially gatherings of large groups for a prolonged duration – should be viewed as a “more risky practice”, according to research by the group.

This is because of evidence that suggests the activity can produce more aerosols than normal talking or breathing.

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