Bitcoin + #COVID19 + Florida = obvious 2021 headline waiting to happen.

Thousands flocked to Miami last week for Bitcoin 2021–the largest-ever cryptocurrency conference. Now, days later, some conference attendees say they’ve tested positive for COVID. 🤦🏻‍♂️…
2) Larry Cermak, research director at the Block, a cryptocurrency news and information website, tweeted that he has not fallen ill but that “everyone” he was with while in Miami did.
3) Eric Wall, chief investment officer at investment firm Arcane Assets, said he tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the conference and that he was “not vaccinated,” before making his account private, Vice reported.
4) Conference attendees were not required to wear masks or be vaccinated, & no temperature checks were done at entrance gates. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in May suspended all COVID-19 orders issued across the state, including mask mandates, and left it up to businesses to decide.
5) Businesses cannot require people to show proof of vaccination, however, as that goes against Florida’s new law.
A representative for conference organizer BTC Media did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
6) The conference did have the makings for a potential COVID outbreak, with at least 12,000 people, most maskless, circulating through an enclosed space. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends people avoid large events and gatherings.
7) Good time to bring back this old spring break 2021 Miami Beach video… Covid is over?

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