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The science of Sundance: Digging into a theory the coronavirus was spreading early in Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune, May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020

The science of Sundance: Digging into a theory the coronavirus was spreading early in Utah

I know: it sure would be nice to have had the virus earlier than everyone else. As Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at the University of California Irvine told The New York Times, “Everyone desperately wants to be immune to this thing, and they’re projecting their hope onto the data.” But the numbers show… that nasty bug you got early in the year? It may have been coronavirus — but it probably wasn’t.