Have a super time, but keep it to max 10 pax


Have a super time, but keep it to max 10 pax

Scientists have found that gatherings which exceed this number are superspreaders in the making

Senior science reporter

How about gathering in groups of fewer than 10 people over the festive season?

This is the advice of top international researchers after a study at the US’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggested superspreading events have a much larger impact than was previously thought.

This is particularly relevant to SA, with just a few weeks left of the year before the summer holidays, and local epidemiologists have already warned the nation that superspreading events over the festive season could drive us into a crippling second wave...

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