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Sports and other large outdoor events are finally returning but experts say they shouldn’t be an ‘unregulated free-for-all’

Business Insider, April 10, 2021

April 10, 2021

Sports and other large outdoor events are finally returning but experts say they shouldn’t be an ‘unregulated free-for-all’

“Because it’s outdoors, I may surprise you here, but I do think they can play baseball in front of fans,” Andrew Noymer, [associate professor of public health], an infectious disease specialist at the University of California Irvine, told Insider. … Despite the good situation in Texas, Noymer said precautions should still be taken at large events. He said they should still be at 50% capacity, at most, but noted that when people cannot be spaced apart they should be wearing masks.