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Five KZN campuses closed after prospective students ‘invade’

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) on Wednesday closed its five KwaZulu-Natal campuses until further notice after scores of prospective students descended on its main campus a day earlier in the hopes of being accepted to study.   DUT said that a “significant number” of prospective students had gathered at the Steve Biko Sports Centre overnight […] The post Five KZN campuses closed after prospective students ‘invade’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Coronavirus precautions for Super Bowl attendees looked good on paper but 'the reality is sobering,' says infectious disease expert

Fans sit among cardboard cutouts in the second quarter during Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Patrick Smith/Getty Images Approximately 25,000 people attended the Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida, on Sunday. Despite many coronavirus precautions, an expert told Insider the event was concerning. Whether transmission occurred at the game is not a question, he said: "The question is how mu...
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NAR’s midyear conference goes virtual for a second time

The Realtors Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo will be held online May 3-14. Some fear that an earlier event to be held in person in April will be a COVID-19 'super spreader'.
Tags: Radio, Conference, Virtual, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Pandemic, Rpac, Realtors Legislative Meetings, Midyear, MLS & Associations, Coronavirus, Super Spreader


The Sturgis motorcycle rally that experts warned would be a coronavirus superspreader event has been linked to 100 new cases in 8 states

The Full Throttle Saloon during the 80th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota on August 9. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Coronavirus cases linked to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota have now been identified in eight states. Nearly 500,000 people attended this year's festival despite warnings about the pandemic, the state said. Before the event kicked off, experts warned about its potential to become a superspreader event. And in crowded bars and packed concerts during t...
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The Sturgis motorcycle rally that experts warned would be a coronavirus super-spreader event has been linked to 100 new cases in 8 states

Maggie Zepeda, center, dances as she watches a concert at the Full Throttle Saloon during the 80th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota on August 9, 2020. While the rally usually attracts around 500,000 people, officials estimate that more than 250,000 people may still show up to this year's festival despite the coronavirus pandemic. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Coronavirus cases linked to the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota have now been identified in eight ...
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, United States, South Dakota, Associated Press, Kristi Noem, Sturgis, Sturgis South Dakota, Graham Rapier, Coronavirus