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Spring breakers could spell ‘perfect storm' for COVID-19 spread, expert warns

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Spring break partying could spell the “perfect storm” for triggering the spread of new coronavirus variants across the US, an expert warned. “It's the perfect storm,” Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, told CNN. Hotez said he feared that college kids hitting the party scene...
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Spring breakers spreading COVID-19 variants could 'spell disaster' for the country, expert warns

Spring breakers spreading COVID-19 variants could 'spell disaster' for the country, expert warns

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Spring break, which begins for many colleges this month, could trigger the rampant spread of new COVID-19 variants across the US, a world-leading global health expert told CNN .
While CDC advice remains to stay at home and avoid travel, students opting to vacation at spring break hotspots might accelerate the transmission of highly contagious strains.
"It's the perfect storm," Dr. Peter Hotez, founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, told CNN.
Hotez said he is particularly concerned that college students heading to Florida's beaches could result in...
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