At Disney World, ‘Worst Fears’ About Virus Have Not Come True
By Brooks Barnes – The New York Times – Oct. 9, 2020
Attendance has been low since the July reopening, but health officials and worker unions also say safety protocols have kept the coronavirus at bay.
In July, one infectious disease expert said Walt Disney World’s reopening was a “terrible idea” that was “inviting disaster.” Social media users attacked Disney as “irresponsible” and “clueless” for pressing forward, even as coronavirus cases surged in Florida. A few aghast onlookers turned Disney World marketing videos into parody trailers for horror films.