https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6919e6.htm seems to be a CDC study on the above event.cwerdna wrote: ↑Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:34 pm2 deaths, 45 coronavirus cases linked to Skagit Valley choir practice on March 10
https://www.king5.com/article/news/heal ... dfb7ab3d1a
Lockdown protesters shout 'be like Sweden' — but Swedes say they are missing the pointFollowing a 2.5-hour choir practice attended by 61 persons, including a symptomatic index patient, 32 confirmed and 20 probable secondary COVID-19 cases occurred (attack rate = 53.3% to 86.7%); three patients were hospitalized, and two died. Transmission was likely facilitated by close proximity (within 6 feet) during practice and augmented by the act of singing.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/lock ... g-n1207566
According to the Swedes, however, American admirers of their approach are confusing their own beliefs with what is a prudent and carefully planned public health policy.
“I would describe these Republicans as turncoats,” Ragnarsson, who lives in Stockholm, says.
“You run the risk of sacrificing a large proportion of low-income earners and others who do not have adequate health insurance,” she says.
All Swedes have access to health care regardless of their income or ability to pay, and lifting a lockdown in the country would not leave the poor much more vulnerable to disease.