German scientists conducted a coronavirus concert test with 1200 audience members

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Um, has anyone heard from these “volunteers” since the experiment ended?

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They’ve been tested beforehand, and incidence in the area was really low.
I need to look up the details, but I would think there were follow-ups on their health.

This was conducted ethically.
Germans are acutely aware of the ethical challenges of such experiments.

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Selection of the project’s participants:


Project homepage:

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I bet. I was just kidding!

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“Simulated catering”? They couldn’t just actually feed them?

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Sure, only contact for fifteen minutes with ten people, but at what percentage of infected people would one have a cumulative contact of fifteen minutes?

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