• ‘The Ripple Effect Is a Major Concern.' Chicagoans Worry Lollapalooza May Become a COVID-19 Hotspot

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    When music fan Noah Zelinsky bought tickets to the Chicago music festival Lollapalooza in May, he thought it might signal something of a return to normalcy after more than a year of isolation. “There's so much pent up excitement, being the first major thing back,” he says. But a lot can change in two months. “Now, there's a lot of fear countering that.”
    As Lollapalooza arrives, along with its potentially hundreds of thousands of attendees, in Grant Park, worrying signs abound: the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus has spread across the U.S., with Chicago's COVID-19 daily...
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