"Three weeks ago, Anthony Fauci said that 'we must, over the next few weeks, get that baseline of infections down to 10,000 per day, or even much less if we want to maintain control of this outbreak.' Three weeks later, it reached 50,000."
"A third wave has come at almost precisely the time of year scientists warned us it would. But the country has hardly noticed, so paralyzed and preoccupied by the the presidential campaign it could barely acknowledge any new cases but Trump’s." (1/2)
“We’re not sure how bad it’s going to get this winter, but I think there’s a very good likelihood that it will be much worse.” - Harvard Chan's discusses #COVID19 seasonality and expresses concern over a lack of strategy for the winter.
“We’re seven months into this,” continued, “Why do we still not have a game plan? I mean, it’s just astounding.” Astounding is right. Because there actually was, and still is, a way to save lives and livelihoods...1/x
We've become so numb to the death that we can't even see it any more. COVID is the equivalent of two 747s crashing in the US. every. single. day. for half a year.
“We’re seven months into this. Why do we still not have a game plan?" tells . “I just can’t understand what the hell we’re doing.”
"we’re simply waiting until January, and for tens of thousands more Americans to die, before even beginning the project of national pandemic response we should have launched fully a year before." on the third wave
"We’re not sure how bad it’s going to get this winter, but I think there’s a very good likelihood that it will be much worse.” on the coming fall and winter surge.
“We’re seven months into this. Why do we still not have a game plan?" tells . “I just can’t understand what the hell we’re doing.”
"We are barely in a better position from a testing perspective than we were in May. And we have no surveillance set up for most of the country. What are we doing?"
The Third Wave of COVID-19 Is Here
“We’re seven months into this...Why do we still not have a game plan? What are we doing?”