Skip to comments.Coronavirus deaths could reach 200,000 by early fall, Harvard doctor warns
Posted on 06/11/2020 7:34:16 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
With more states easing restrictions after the coronavirus lockdown, the U.S. recently surpassed 2 million cases of COVID-19, prompting public health experts to worry about a second wave of the virus.
In 21 states, cases spiked over the past week, NBC News' Erin McLaughlin reported. New Mexico and Florida have seen a 40% increase, and in Utah and Arkansas, which never instituted statewide stay-at-home orders, cases are up 60%. Officials in Arizona, where cases have risen 93%, have urged hospitals to activate their emergency plans.
In light of the new numbers, the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, called the coronavirus pandemic his "worst nightmare ... Like oh, my goodness, when is it going to end?" he said. "It really is very complicated. So we're just at almost the beginning of really understanding."
While some people, including Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, have speculated that these growing numbers are due to more widespread testing, Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, told TODAY on Thursday that this theory doesn't explain the rise in hospitalizations in at least nine states.
"That's coming from just more people getting sick and needing hospital care," he said. "We've been so behind in our testing approach for months that we were missing most of the cases out there ... As testing's gotten better, we've identified more cases. Testing is a part of the story but certainly doesn't explain the whole thing."
The "concerning" numbers, as Jha described them, come about two weeks after Memorial Day, "and this is what we're worried about," he said. "I'd hoped that (because) people are spending more time outside ... that we would not see such a big increase so fast, but it's more concerning than I'd hoped."
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Because the current total of U.S. coronavirus deaths is around 113,000, that means "sometime in September, we're going to cross 200,000, and we still won't be done," Jha said. "This pandemic is going to be with us until next spring or summer when we have a vaccine. This is not faded."
That’s everyone who dies that has the Wuhan Flu at time of death. Not everyone who was killed by the Wuhan Flu.
It was 2 million.
A meteor the size of Alcatraz could hit the earth too.
It will be cured November 4.
Or, they could reach 125,000 or 1,000,000 or 4,000,000 or not.
A Harvard doctor, no name, just a Harvard doctor. Space Aliens (differentiate from regular illegal aliens) visiting Hollywood is more believable
Like the flu, it is a pandemic. It will never be “done”.
Fortunately, it is not much of a threat to healthy people that don’t already have one foot in the grave.
Stay healthy, folks.
What’s the current death toll for the flu that we do have a vaccine for?
Keep that foot out of the grave!
hopefully most of the new cases will be protesters.
Yes, avoid aging, if at all possible. ;)
“Life’ll kill you.” - Warren Zevon
It’ll be ELEVENTY SKILLION!!!!!!!
sure. As long as you count everyone who had the sniffles when they did or who might have been exposed to covid before death or who might have seen a picture of the virus in a magazine before death...
Zelenko's Protocol is a triple therapy consisting of hydroxychloroquine + Zinc + Azithromycin, started ON THE DAY of testing (no waiting for result of the test) or ON THE DAY of first symptoms in an at-risk patient.
But doctors habve been lied to about the efficacyand safety of HCQ. The facts are coming out about the Lancet Research Fraud, but as we know, a lie can run around the world while the truth is still tying its shoes.
Lifell kill you. - Warren Zevon
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