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What does a superspreading event look like? Does it look like a Trump rally with a thousand maskless attendees in Georgia? A Black Lives Matter demo with tens of thousands of masked protesters in Washington D.C.? What about a simple wedding reception?
Current contact-tracing statistics do not track coronavirus positive cases from receiving test results, nor factor in all close contacts for cases. Here is how to make it better.
Lockdown is a good tactic in situations where COVID-19 transmission is spiralling out of control and there is a threat of the health system being overwhelmed. But it is just one of many different weapons we can deploy against the coronavirus.
Top public health expert on the massive contact-tracing effort President Trump’s positive test necessitates — anyone in a meeting or close to him for an extended period over the last week or so could now be exposed to COVID-19.
Stigmatising people with coronavirus risks undermining efforts to control the pandemic through contact tracing.