- At least 32 people infected from illegal gathering that violated state and local restrictions
- Event held while Southern California ICUs were at full capacity
- Diamandis says he’s learned masks and social distancing really are important
by Douglas Messier
On Saturday, I received an email from XPRIZE Chairman Dr. Peter Diamandis, holder of a medical degree from Harvard, about a super spreader event he held in Los Angeles last month that resulted in at least 32 people becoming infected with the deadly COVID-19. The email, sent to members of the Abundance 360 mailing list, was based on a blog post he had published the previous day.
I was impressed with how candid Diamandis was in admitting how his Abundance 360 Summit with nearly 100 participants had turned into a complete cluster expletive. Well, I was impressed until I found this MIT Technology Review story online only a short time later:
He started a covid-19 vaccine company. Then he hosted a superspreader event