The coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the United States.
Now a new government document projects the daily death toll could reach 3000 by June 1. The grim forecast comes as governors around the country continue to face political and economic pressure to get the country back on track. Meanwhile, Japan has extended its state of emergency until the end of the month. The measure comes amid growing criticism over Japanese Prime Minister’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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- Dr. Ron Elfenbein is Medical Director and CEO of Chesapeake ERgent Care
- Kimberly Leonard is Senior healthcare reporter for Business Insider.
- Brian Becker is Executive Director of the A.N.S.W.E.R coalition
- Yoko Tsukamoto is a Professor of Health Sciences, University of Hokkaido
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Japan will extend its state of emergency until May 31, but the country must prepare for a “life with coronavirus," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says. https://t.co/jeqra7RCwo
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