These viruses tend to be extremely focused and Pinellas County has the right blend.
They encounter spiders, cars, parking lots at dawn, hosts that eat them, ... Just flying is a dangerous thing.
It comes down to what the rainfall patterns are.
This should be published.
I'm sure they (the CBS show and its contestants) will do something spectacular and gross every week, but it won't turn people from Aussie, ... I think people recognize a lot of situations are contrived for the sake of the story.
We knew we could keep up with them the entire meet. After today we know we can compete with them and that this is not a fluke. We'll see them again at state.
If there has ever been a case where a potential epidemic has been interrupted ... we can point to Pinellas County.