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Campaign 2020 / Trump vs. Biden / Trump Rallies & Coronavirus / A Discussion #1262617

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The issue of how vulnerable to coronavirus are the supporters of President Trump at his rallies that are superspreader events examined; details given of a look at recent past rallies {June 20 in Tulsa; June 23 in Phoenix; August 17 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin} & hospitalizations in a time span. [Rally GOER - comments.] [Tulsa health depot. Bruce DART@- cites recent large events.] [University of Massachusetts professor Erin BRONAGE@- explains his campfire analogy & the virus fining hosts in large crowds.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gupta & Inst. of Health Metrics & Evaluation at University of Washington's Dr. Chris Murray about coronavirus transmission. [GUPTA - offers views on how it is hard to contact trace from the rallies, on the CDC numbers on masks etc.] [MURRAY - offers views on model projections of transmission indicating an upswing in the fall, on estimates on numbers of deaths that could be prevented by mask wearing.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay

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