Webinar recording: Covid-19: what does the medical evidence mean for your group?

In this recording of our guest speaker webinar (original event 22 January 2021) Professor Jackie Cassell, a public health specialist from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, dicusses what the medical evidence around Covid-19 means for music groups.  

Jackie, also an amateur violinist and choir singer, has a particular interest in and understanding of what the Covid-19 pandemic means for leisure-time music activity and talks about 'the science' in an accessible way.

Topics covered include: 

  • Transmission rates and choirs, with a focus on the causes of the Skagit County outbreak in March 2020 
  • Transmission rates in general, and the spread of the new variants
  • Limitations of contact tracing 
  • Vaccines 
  • Ventilation 
  • Managing risk 


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