“There’s no way to sugarcoat it: We are facing an urgent crisis.' Daily coronavirus deaths are climbing across the country, with one American dying every 107 seconds, USA Today reports.
Four of the five highest days occurred during the past week, with the U.S. setting a record on Tuesday of more than 500,000 infections in a 7-day period.
the journal of the American Medical Association.The rising surge, paired with cold winter months and holiday gatherings, creates a “bad recipe for a tough time ahead,” he said.Fauci supported a national mask mandate on Wednesday to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and ease the burden of the months ahead. But a national mandate is unlikely to come from the White House, he said.
“We’re going to have many more hospitalizations, and that will inevitably lead to more deaths,” he. “This is an untenable situation.”COVID-19 hospitalizations are spiking in the Midwest as well, with 13 states reporting peaks on Wednesday, accordingto the COVID Tracking Project
.Indiana and Wisconsin reported their peak days during the past week, and Kansas reported the highest number of COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit on the same day the state’s death toll passed 1,000.Illinois has increased restrictions in most regions, according
to NBC 5 Chicago, which includes a closure of indoor dining and limits on gatherings to less than 25 people. The remaining regions could face new restrictions this weekend as cases and hospitalizations continue to increase.Illinois is “getting close to the entire state implementing mitigation measures,” Ngozi Ezike, MD, the director of the state’s Department of Public Health, said Wednesday as new restrictions were announced.
“This is not just a warning but a call to action,” she said. “We continue to move backwards, losing all the ground we had gained over the summer.”Coronavirus cases are surging across the world as well, with last week marking the highest tally of COVID-19 cases so far, according
to the World Health Organization.Several European countries have announced new restrictions. France, Italy, and Spain have limited nonessential business and enforced overnight curfews, and Russia announced a mask mandate.“We’re well behind this virus,” Mike Ryan, MD, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program, said at a news briefing.
“We will have to get ahead of this virus,” he said. “That may require sacrifice for many, many people in terms of their personal lives.”WebMD Health News BriefSourcesCNN: “More than 40 states are reporting an increase in Covid-19 cases and many in the Midwest are seeing record hospitalizations.”
JAMA Network: “Coronavirus Update With Anthony Fauci, October 28, 2020.”Twitter: @COVID19Tracking, Oct. 28, 2020.NBC 5 Chicago: “Illinois Coronavirus Updates: IHSA Defies Guidance to Allow Basketball, Restrictions in 8 Regions.”USA Today: “'There's no way to sugarcoat it': COVID-19 cases are surging; one American dies every 107 seconds.”
CNBC: “Transcript: Dr. Anthony Fauci Speaks with CNBC’s Shepard Smith on ‘The News with Shepard Smith’ Tonight.”World Health Organization: “WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 - 26 October 2020.”© 2020 WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved.Read more: WebMD »
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Zero change in all cause mortality rate (236K per month) in 2020 with 24K per month being Covid (or so we are told). 2017-19 3 yr avg was 236K per month as well. Reconcile holy crap I follow WebMD to get the latest on health news no this political garbage Context: pre-pandemic, an American would die every 11 seconds on average (8,000 per day).
Fake news fabricator!! Iatrogenic / Big Pharma be like... hold my beer. The COVID tragedy in the US is Trump’s fault. His inaction has left you all to die. :(
Dow plunges more than 700 points as COVID-19 cases spikefluctuates Lets talk about Bobulinski!!! Trumps toast lmao
Covid-19: Germany and France announce new lockdowns as coronavirus cases spike in Europe'We must act, and now, to avoid an acute national health emergency,' Chancellor Angela Merkel said while announcing Germany's four-week shutdown. Trying to avoid the cold lmfao. Totally worth destroying the economy over 😆 Bobulinski If she thinks we have an acute national health emergency, let her come here. The president of this country willingly and willfully is creating superspreader events guaranteed to make innocent people sick. Some will die for no reason other than his sick vanity and ego.
Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Weighs In On The Election, COVID-19 SpikeWhat's on voters' minds in Wisconsin as COVID-19 cases surge in the state? NPR's Noel King talks to dairy farmer Rick Roden of West Bend, who says he's more concerned about his farm than the pandemic.
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France Returns To National Lockdown Amid COVID SpikeFrance is now set to enter a second lockdown phase from tomorrow night and for five weeks as coronavirus cases continue to escalate. French President Emmanuel Macron made the announcement in an add… Fuck Macron … why. I hate him ! but schools are opened restaurants closed nosense for him go to work and go back to your house
As COVID-19 Cases Surge In Wisconsin, Health Workers Brace For MoreRural areas that are of particular concern as COVID-19 cases rise in Wisconsin. One big concern: having enough staff in hospitals. Please wear a good mask over your nose & not just on the tip of your nose. Wearing a mask protects you and protects others and stops the spread of airborne viruses COVID19. Just do it, for public health. Designed by an RN KeepCalmAndMaskOn WearAMask The same Wisconsin Trump is trying to save.