Superspreader: Slew Of Journalists Who Attended Swanky D.C. Dinner Test Positive For COVID-19

Superspreader: Slew Of Journalists Who Attended Swanky D.C. Dinner Test Positive For COVID-19


Journalists from half a dozen news outlets have tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner, including ABC’s Jonathan Karl, who dined with Kim Kardashian and shook hands with President Joe Biden, according to new reports.

The dinner, held Saturday at the Washington Hilton and attended by 2,500 politicos, journalists, and celebrities, did not require attendees to wear masks.

“In the days since WHCD weekend, reporters and staffers from CNN, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, Politico, and other participating news organizations have tested positive for the virus,” CNN reported.

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“[M]uch of Tuesday afternoon seemed to consist of attendees trading text messages and emails about colleagues and friends and people they had seen who had tested positive. That’s almost certainly going to continue

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