German choirs silenced as singing is branded a high-risk activity during coronavirus pandemic

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Choir (Photo: Getty Images/Pawel Opaska/EyeEm)
Choir (Photo: Getty Images/Pawel Opaska/EyeEm)
Getty Images/Pawel Opaska/EyeEm

When the Berlin Cathedral Choir gathered for a rehearsal on 9 March, the new coronavirus was still a distant concern, with fewer than 50 confirmed cases in the German capital.

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