NBA Data Reveals New Information About a COVID-19 Variant

The viral strain causes a longer period of infection, which could explain its increased transmissibility

“For this science-writing basketball fan, one of the few good things to come out of the pandemic has been the collaboration between the NBA and epidemiologists. Last summer, the league had the money and motivation to enshrine players, coaches, and staff in a “bubble” for four months — a fascinating premise for any science experiment.” — Dana G Smith