With more than 130 000 deaths, the United States are the countries in the world most affected by the pandemic Covid-19. Information that does not seem to scare some of the young people of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where are regularly organized "evenings Covid". Objective : to contract the virus, " explains CNN.
Sonya McKinstry, a member of the city council of the city, explained that the organizers invite to these feasts of the infected persons, so that others can contaminate intentionally. "We initially thought that it was kind of a rumor", she explained, adding that doctors and health authorities have confirmed the existence of these events. The vice is even pushed to its paroxysm, as the first participant in these evenings that gets confirmation from a doctor, it is contaminated, gets the result of the sale of the notes.
Nearly 1 000 deaths related to the Covid-19 in Alabama
Sonya McKinstry was said to be "furious" that such nights are over. "Not only is it irresponsible, but you can contract the virus and bring it home to your parents or grand-parents," she recalled. The city will continue to fight to the maximum the organization of these festivals. "People are dying and there is no cure. We must do all that we can to save the most lives possible," said the woman.
The United States are currently experiencing a second wave of contamination to the coronavirus. The balance sheet is for the time being already very heavy : more than 130 000 deaths for at least 2.7 million people infected. The State of Alabama, located in the south-east of the country, is relatively spared by the pandemic, with nearly 1 000 deaths to approximately 39 000 confirmed cases.
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