Men, loud talkers more likely to spread COVID-19: Study

Men, loud talkers more likely to spread COVID-19: Study

Men and loud talkers are more likely to spread COVID-19 particles, according to researchers at Colorado State University.

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A study done by researchers at Colorado State University suggest that men are more likely to spread coronavirus particles than women or children.

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 Participants were asked to sing "Happy Birthday" with a mask and without a mask during the study. 

Researchers concluded that singing produced 77% more particles than talking, adults produced 62% more particles than children, and males produced 34% more particles than females. 

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The reason men tend to spread more particles is due to their bigger lungs compared to women.

The bigger the lungs the more particles are likely to spread. 

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