“These rallies are a known vector for spreading Trump’s favorite lies,” Klepper noted as he visited the parking lot of the president’s Sept. 26 event in Pennsylvania.
That’s the same day that there was a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden that has since been linked to multiple coronavirus infections.
But at the rally, Klepper was contact-tracing for a different kind of infection: As he put it, he was there to see “how many people have caught Trump’s version of reality.”
It appears to be highly contagious:
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has since urged those who attended the rally to download an app to assist in contact tracing in case anyone who was there tested positive for COVID-19.