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Research Article

Propagation of Respiratory Aerosols by the Vuvuzela

  • Ka-Man Lai,

    Affiliation: Healthy Infrastructure Research Centre, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Christian Bottomley,

    Affiliation: MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Ruth McNerney mail

    ruth.mcnerney@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 23, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020086

About the Authors

Ka-Man Lai
Healthy Infrastructure Research Centre, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Christian Bottomley
MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Ruth McNerney
Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: ruth.mcnerney@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RM KL. Performed the experiments: KL. Analyzed the data: RM KL CB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RM KL CB. Wrote the paper: RM KL CB.