State and city leaders have been on a mission lately to publicize the extent of the coronavirus crisis in Louisiana and specifically in the New Orleans area, which is experiencing an alarming number of illnesses and deaths and has seen its tourism-reliant economy grind to a halt. This is a good thing. Attention must be paid, and it belatedly is.
There’s something else that’s part of the conversation, the assumption — not specifically proven but in retrospect plain on its face — that the highly contagious virus went to town during a Carnival celebration that brought an estimated 1.4 million people from near and far into the streets.
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