Eric Topol @EricTopol · Brilliant. Let’s combine a superspreader variant with a superspreader event in the midst of a big surge with over 130,000 new cases today. Only in the USA https://washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/08/06/sturgis-motorocycle-rally-covid-superspreader/ by @TimBella Perfect slogan, too.
Eric Topol @EricTopol · This is what happened last year after the rally The Dakotas had the highest case and death rates in the world; neighboring states affected as well. Estimated >250,000 new cases http://ftp.iza.org/dp13670.pdf By most accounts, the worst superspreader event in the US pandemic
Eric Topol @EricTopol · Well above pandemic peak I just hope Florida is not the US Delta wave bellwether