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  • Good news for outdoor sports fans.

  • The chances of covert 19 being spread uring professional sports is very low.

  • That's according to Dr Chris Orton, a research fellow at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the recipient of a UK research and innovation grant to investigate aerosol release an elite sports in relation to coronavirus.

  • So it's the virus is spread through aerosol on droplets.

  • Droplets are sort of larger water based particles.

  • Aerosols are very finest particles that released during any sort of human activity.

  • Breathing, running, talking.

  • Uh, you're going to get huge dispersal in an outside environment almost immediately.

  • Just Dr Orton went on to say that there have been no confirmed cases off transmission during a sporting match or training within the UK rugby players involved in scrums had some increased risk, but the chances of transmission in matches was not necessarily higher than in other sports benefit of video playback and GPS tracking.

  • It is very easy than to see who's been in contact with whom on then.

  • There could be some targeted additional testing on the basis of a positive results, so certain activities of different sports will will carry more risk, but no, not just per se.

  • Stepping out to the rubber pitch is gonna be the same stepping out onto onto any other.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/17
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