Concerns of COVID-19 Second Wave Arise After Protests

Protests gripped the nations over the weekend in response to the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man in Minnesota who died as a result of an arrest by police officers. The coronavirus pandemic took a backseat as civil rights advocates across the nation organized to demonstrate against police brutality.

The crowds, who were shouting and chanting in close proximity, had little room to practice the social distancing that curbs the spread of COVID-19. 

While some demonstrators donned masks as protective gear, infectious disease experts are concerned that the country could see another spike in cases in the coming weeks.

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