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‘Severe illness and death’: COVID-19 disclaimer accompanies reopening of parts of Disney World

As Disney Springs prepares to resume operations, potential guests are warned that they are taking their lives into their own hands.

‘Severe illness and death’: COVID-19 disclaimer accompanies reopening of parts of Disney World
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(and also a post on the Disney Blog) to would-be guests explaining safety measures that will be taken and to remind people that visiting Disney Springs during this period of time isn’t without risk.

日本最新一本之道免费“An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death,” reads the disclaimer.

日本最新一本之道免费It continues, adding that there will be limited parking and reduced entrances, temperature screenings prior to entry, face coverings required for guests, and other safety measures, like an increased focus on sanitation and disinfecting, handwashing stations, and hand sanitizers placed in strategic locations. There is also a special task force of cast members who will be engaging with guests and making sure that social distancing is in effect.

日本最新一本之道免费Finally, the statement concludes with, “By visiting Walt Disney World Resort, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.” There’s even a section on the FAQ page addressing people who don’t want to wear a mask.

Disney World resorts and properties in the United States have been shuttered since mid-March, which means several billions of dollars in lost revenue. It’s unclear when the full Orlando-based resort will reopen, but it likely depends on the success of this first phase of openings.

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Not surprisingly, Disney’s new safety precautions are being met with mixed commentary on the Disney Parks blogs. There are people who are thanking Disney for taking safety measures, but then there are those who are seemingly more concerned with being forced to wear face masks—or that their toddlers would refuse to wear face masks—than they are the potential of transmitting or catching the potentially fatal disease.

日本最新一本之道免费Here’s a sampling of some of the spirited discussions:

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