George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn
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As thousands around the country take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd, medical experts worry that these large gatherings could hinder progress made to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
In recent days, people in at least 75 cities across the nation have demonstrated in response to Floyd’s death. But the lack of social distancing and uniform use of face masks at such events has put political leaders and public health experts on edge, warning that these large gatherings could lead to a “second wave” of the novel coronavirus especially as states have only recently begun to lift lockdown restrictions and report a decline in hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19.
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[Source: Fox News]