Los Angeles Times: COVID-19 outbreak hits CDC epidemiology conference


The CDC’s four day Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference was held in Atlanta in April and resulted in 13% of attendees later testing positive for COVID-19. Masks were optional for everyone, and nearly ¾ of survey respondents said they did not wear any face covering during the conference. There were no hospitalizations as a result of the infections and nearly all survey respondents reported having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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