TORONTO — As concerts and live theatre begin to return, a new study says that safety measures such as time limits, social distancing and putting a mask over wind instruments can go a long way in reducing airborne transmission of COVID-19 during performances.

The study was published on Friday in the journal ACS Environmental Au and led by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Maryland. The authors investigated the flow of aerosols during musical and theatre performances.

View full story