Is it safe to go to the NY State Fair amid delta Covid surge? Experts weigh in

Published August 20, 2021

An article on the dangers of large gatherings during the lingering stages of COVID-19, specifically the New York State Fair,  quotes Thomas Russo, chief of infectious diseases at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. “If you’re unvaccinated, you’re at increased risk,” said Russo. “The unvaccinated are the main drivers of the pandemic. They’re the ones largely getting infected, largely transmitting the virus to others, and they are the ones landing in hospitals and dying.” The article was widely reprinted in publications including MSN and