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Coronavirus: US study reveals risks of virus transmission in playing wind instruments

Those playing trumpets and oboes are more likely to spread airborne diseases, while the risk in playing a bass clarinet, involved in a recent Covid-19 infection that resulted in the quarantine of more than 90 members of Hong Kong’s top orchestra, is slightly lower, according to a US study.The infection of a musician in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra came as a study conducted by the University of Minnesota assessed the transmission risks of airborne diseases associated with various wind…

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