Birthdays and COVID-19

(Harvard Medical School) Risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection increased 30% for households with a recent birthday in counties with high rates of COVID-19, but no such jumps seen in areas with low rates of infection. Findings suggest informal social gatherings such as birthday parties played role in infection spread at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news