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Can Sound Waves Actually Kill You?

Is it possible for sound to be so loud it makes you... dead?

Yes, it's entirely possible that sound itself could kill you, but very unlikely.

In a DNews report by Julian Huguet, he explores the lethal aspects of extremely loud sounds, and just how loud it would have to be to severely damage a human.

But how loud would a sound have to be to actually kill a person? As you could appreciate no-one really knows the exact answer, we're sure there would've been a lack of volunteers willing to put their hand up for testing. It's been speculated though that 195 decibels would do enough damage to a humans organs that they would not survive.

Watch the report below to find out a little more on this topic and understand how the decibel scale works:

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