Press coverage of Edge Health's work on the impact of large events during Covid-19

This is a short summary of international media covering our work on the impact of large events (mass gatherings) from Covid-19 during early and mid-March 2020. For any enquiries please contact George on 07980804956 or george@edgehealth.co.uk

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UK

'We were packed like sardines': evidence grows of mass-event dangers early in pandemic

The Guardian (June 3, 2020); David Conn

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/03/we-were-packed-like-sardines-evidence-grows-of-mass-event-dangers-early-in-pandemic


22 days of dither and delay on coronavirus that cost thousands of British lives

The Times (May 23, 2020); Jonathan Calvert, George Arbuthnott, Jonathan Leake, Dipesh Gadher

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/three-weeks-of-dither-and-delay-on-coronavirus-that-cost-thousands-of-british-lives-05sjvwv7g

Liverpool's clash against Atletico Madrid 'led to 41 additional deaths' as government failed to ban fans... while 'Cheltenham Festival has also been linked to 37 coronavirus-related fatalities in data-modelling'

Daily Mail (May 24, 2020); Nathan Salt

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-8352021/Liverpools-clash-against-Atletico-Madrid-led-41-additional-deaths.html

Liverpool v Atletico match caused ‘increased suffering and death’

Liverpool Echo (May 26, 2020); Liam Thorpe

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-v-atletico-match-caused-18310344

Spain