Study: In 1-Month, Sturgis Responsible For Around 19% Of All US COVID Cases

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William James

In one month period, Sturgis was responsible for roughly 19% of all reported COVID-19 cases in the United States.

Highlights of Study:

* The Center for Health Economics & Policy Studies estimates that over 250,000 of the cases of Coronavirus that were reported between August 2 and September 2 were due to the Sturgis Rally. (via Professor Andrew Friedson / CU Denver)

* The Center for Health Economics & Policy Studies estimates that this figure corresponds roughly to 19 percent of the national cases during this specific timeframe. (via Professor Andrew Friedson / CU Denver)

* Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA Commissioner, estimates that this study, if confirmed, would make the Sturgis motorcycle rally one of " the largest studied super spreading events” in U.S. history.

* The study claims that “the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally generated public health costs of approximately $12.2 billion.” (via study)

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