The United States is facing an alarming surge in coronavirus cases, with hospitalizations nearing 100-thousand people.
It continues to lead the world with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. To date, more than 13.5 million people have been infected with the virus in the U.S. and nearly 270,000 have died.
Advisers for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met Tuesday to decide who will be the first in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
- Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam is President of the New England Complex Systems Institute and the Cofounder of the COVID Action Group.
- Joseph Williams is the Senior News Editor with US News and World Report.
- Dr. Gary Richwald is a communicable and infectious disease expert and the chief medical officer with Reel Health.
- Dr. Jeff Pothof is the Chief Quality Officer and Emergency Physician at the University of Wisconsin Health System.
The new coronavirus infected people in the U.S. in mid-December 2019, a few weeks before it was officially identified in China and about a month earlier than public health authorities found the first U.S. case https://t.co/IzA1Svg1B6
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) December 1, 2020
As authorities brace for a post-Thanksgiving surge, November marks the most dire month of the coronavirus pandemic with more than 4,000,000 cases and 35,000 fatalities. https://t.co/fNvVyxdUs3 – @NBCNightlyNews
— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 1, 2020
Analysis: Scott Atlas will forever be the face of surrender to the coronavirus https://t.co/pbFzr5dOJJ
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 1, 2020