The numbers are painting a gloomy picture in the Western Hemisphere. In Europe, governments are resorting to lock-downs and curfews to try to stop the transmission rate of COVID-19. In the United States, more than 1, 100 deaths were reported this past Wednesday, the highest number in more than a month. And in 31 states the number of infections is rising.
Joining the discussion:
- Rishi Desai is the chief medical officer for health at Osmosis.org.
- Kate Tulenko is founder and CEO of Corvus Health.
- Joseph Williams is senior news editor for U.S. News & World Report.
- Catherine Hill is an epidemiologist based in Paris.
- Chris Smith is a clinical lecturer in virology at the University of Cambridge.
— CGTN Europe (@CGTNEurope) October 22, 2020
The U.S. state of Florida reported Thursday its highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases in more than two months. The United States reported more than 1,237 new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, the highest daily death toll in over one month. pic.twitter.com/nxIVGWHXVP
— CGTN America (@cgtnamerica) October 22, 2020