National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Anthony Fauci remarked that the number of deaths related to COVID-19 is probably higher than the current official number. Fauci made the statement during a remote coronavirus conference call with a number of US senators on Tuesday.
Fauci was asked by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders if predictions by epidemiologists that the... Еще true number could be 50 percent more than the current official statistic of 80,000 deaths in the US. «Most of us feel that the number of deaths are most likely higher than that number,» answered Dr. Fauci.
Fauci shared more worrying news for US citizens when Senator Elizabeth Warren asked him if the US has the coronavirus contained. «It depends what you mean by containment, if you think we have it completely under control, we don't,» replied Dr. Fauci.
There have been 1,371,677 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US since the outbreak began, leading to 80,910 deaths of people with the virus thus far.
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