Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in September. Photo: AFP Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in September. Photo: AFP
Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in September. Photo: AFP

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Super spreader events: how do they cause coronavirus outbreaks and is the White House now a hotspot?

  • Supreme Court nomination event at Rose Garden seen as possible source of infection after Trump and other attendees test positive for Covid-19
  • Combination of 180-plus crowd sitting close together, lack of masks and small gatherings indoors could have resulted in cluster of cases

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in September. Photo: AFP Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in September. Photo: AFP
Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in September. Photo: AFP
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