The dangerous sophistries of Mykonos

The truth is that the coronavirus, like all viruses, is transmitted at all hours of the day, all around the world - despite initial speculation or hope - regardless of the season. It is the height of summer and Greece has more cases per day than it had in the spring.

In this sense, the business owners of Mykonos seem to be right when in an announcement they wonder "What epidemiological data substantiates the assumption that the virus is transmitted from midnight to 7 a.m. and not from 7.01 a.m. to 11.59 p.m.?" 

We say "seems to be right" because it's sophistry.

If hourly epidemiological studies are done, it will be found that between, for example, 7 a.m. and noon, there will be a small rate of transmission and this is not because the virus is not a morning type, but because people who go on holiday do not wake up at dawn to interact and become infected or...

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