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23 October 2017 13:21 (South Africa)

Vuvuzelas don't spread swine flu after all

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Despite reports that the vuvuzela could spread air-borned diseases like the flu, there is no evidence to support the claim that blowing on South Africa's infamous trumpet is a more effective spreader of disease than talking, singing or screaming. Pwaaarp! Read more: the story that claimed that the vuvuzela is an evil germ spreader and the story that dispells that myth

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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