COVID-19 updates for Monday, October 19
Every new infection is a step backward. Even people who have mild or no symptoms can pass the virus onto someone who dies from it. We should protect people from Covid, not expose them to it.
NEW: today we've published the culmination of a weeks-long team effort, summarising everything data has shown us about the virus over the year so far, from Wuhan to the autumn resurgence ig.ft.com/coronavirus-gl… Free to read, with a wealth of on the key trends.
NEW: Scott Atlas has shot down attempts to expand testing, feuded with other docs, argued masks don't help and advocated herd immunity. And he's consolidated power over the response as cases surge. Latest deep dive w/
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More than 330 coronavirus cases, including one death, are officially tied to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally but they represent just the tip of the iceberg, experts say. That rally may have helped seed the Upper Midwest outbreak, via