Published September 21, 2021
Bangor Daily News of Maine quoted Thomas Russo, professor and chief of infectious disease at the Jacobs School, in an article about a scheduled Brad Paisley concert with few COVID-19 regulations. The article pulls comments Russo made to Health. He said: "The delta variant has added a little bit of uncertainty about outdoor transmission. It's possible that since people shed so much more virus with this variant that it may increase the risk of transmission in outdoor settings." The article was carried by Yahoo! News.