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CDC risk of coronavirus transmission outdoors greatly exaggerated, bombshell report finds

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A stunning New York Times report claims that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's estimate that the risk of coronavirus transmission while outdoors is around 10% is greatly exaggerated.
Published 2 years ago · New York, United States

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Is the CDC exaggerating the risk of outdoor COVID-19 transmission?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's official stance is that "less than 10 percent" of COVID-19 transmission has occurred outdoors, but The New York Times' David Leonhardt wrote Tuesday that that's like saying "sharks attack fewer than 20,000 swimmers a year." Sharks actually only attack around 150 people a year, so the 20,000 number is "both true and deceiving," which appears to be the case with the CDC's outdoor transmission assess…

2 years ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Joe Scarborough says Biden ‘overreacting in other direction’ and challenges him to admit Covid not outdoor risk

Host cites report suggesting CDC using a misleading number to describe outdoor coronavirus transmission

2 years ago·London, United Kingdom
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CDC Misleading Public With Outdoor Virus Transmission Figure: Report

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has been misleading the general public on how often the data shows the novel coronavirus spreading from person-to-person in outdoor settings, The New York Times argued in a report Tuesday. Only weeks ago, in late April, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walesnky said that less than 10% of documented COVID-19 transmission cases, as recorded in various studies, can be attributed to outdoor transmission. Dr. Walesnky u…

2 years ago·Los Angeles, United States
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2 years ago·Washington, United States
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CDC Misleads: Calls .01 Percent Chance of Infection, ‘Less Than 10 Percent’

The CDC should revise its communication.

2 years ago·United States
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Bombshell Report Reveals CDC Risk of Covid Transmission Outdoors Greatly Exaggerated

A bombshell report from the New York Times revealed the CDC greatly exaggerated the risk of Covid transmission while outdoors. According to the NY Times, the 10% transmission rate was based “partly on a misclassification” of some transmission in Singapore in a setting with a mix of indoors and outdoors. The real outdoor transmission rate…

2 years ago·United States
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