One funeral causes major coronavirus outbreak in Albany, Georgia

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A mourner came to Albany, Ga., to attend the funeral of a retired janitor. After a pause while the infections incubated, the virus swept through the community.

the funeral of Andrew Jerome Mitchell on Feb. 29 will be recorded as what epidemiologists call a “super-spreading event,” in which a small number of people propagate a huge number of infections.

I’ve learned my lesson to not talk about funerals and coronavirus. So, if you’re so inclined, here’s the link from the New York Times giving all the details of this sad story.