‘Superspreader’ Events May Be Responsible for 80% of COVID Infections

VOA News | May 23, 2020 at 5:48 AM
  • Some scientists now say “superspreader” events may be responsible for at least 80 percent of coronavirus infections.
  • It found that 112 people were infected with the virus within 24 days after participating in “dance classes set to Latin rhythms” at 12 indoor locations.
  • In other studies, choir members were found to be susceptible to contracting the virus, but scientists believe singing was not the only pathway of the spread during the early days of the contagion before social distancing was observed.