Can We Prevent the Next 5 Million COVID Cases?

Jeffrey Shaman, PhD, professor, environmental health sciences, and director, Climate and Health Program, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Denis Nash, PhD, executive director, CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health; distinguished professor of epidemiology, CUNY School of Public Health.
Amesh A. Adalja, MD, senior scholar, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security.
CNBC: “Dr. Scott Gottlieb: U.S. coronavirus deaths could reach 300,000 by year-end if trends continue.”
CNN: “Shut down the country and start over to contain Covid-19, US medical experts urge political leaders.”
Johns Hopkins University of Medicine: “Which States Meet WHO Recommended Testing Criteria?”
CDC: “COVIDView: A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity, week 30.”
NBC News: “COVID-19 tests: There’s an insurmountable backlog of virus tests. A rapid test could help.”
National Institutes of Health: “NIH leadership details unprecedented initiative to ramp up testing technologies for COVID-19.”

The New York Times: “Is Your State Doing Enough Coronavirus Testing?” “Large vaccine trials begin in the U.S.,” “Masks May Reduce Viral Dose, Some Experts Say,” “A Viral Epidemic Splitting Into Tiny Pieces.”

The Hill: “CDC director: US has about 28,000 contact tracers, needs 100,000,” “GOP, Democratic relief packages $16B apart on vaccine funding.”

Time: “The Company That Makes Remdesivir Says It Considerably Reduces COVID-19 Deaths.”
MarketWatch: “Dr. Fauci tells MarketWatch: I would not get on a plane or eat inside a restaurant.”
NBC News: Meet the Press.

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