As reported by the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, the man believed the virus was a joke.
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When this type of meeting became popular to “immunize” against SarsCov2, the dangers of it were already obvious. This type of practice was incorrectly referred to as “herd immunity” because the original goal was to become immune to the disease and prevent it from spreading. However, the results do not warn anything good. Although they have been held worldwide (and may continue to be held secretly), there is no reliable evidence that these celebrations have a positive impact.
In accordance with The New York TimesA 30-year-old man who believed the virus was joking attended a “COVID-19 party” and died, according to the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
According to the director of the hospital where the man was being treated, Jane Appleby, he had helped an infected person test if the disease was true. She also explained that the man (whose identity remains hidden) confessed to his nurse: “I think I made a mistake. I thought that was a joke, but it is not. “
The director announced that she wanted to share this story to warn others, especially in Texas, where the contagion has spread and cases have increased.
COVID parties on the rise
These secret events are said to have taken place in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in early July. As a game, they put money in a bucket and the first to fall ill “won”.
“It is true that young people are less likely to suffer from a serious illness, but there are also a significant number of young people who have died,” said World Health Organization director Tedros Adhanom.
By July 13, 2020, 137,000 coronavirus deaths had been reported in the United States and more than half a million worldwide. The number of infections continues to increase and is almost 13 million confirmed people.