I told my readers "The next milestone will likely be 30 million cases in the U.S., which should happen before 600,000 deaths. I'll report on both when they happen" near the end of Vox and FiveThirtyEight on the future of COVID-19, a pandemic anniversary update. The first happened late last week, as CBS Evening News reported in Coronavirus cases spike across U.S. at alarming rate
New coronavirus cases are on the rise in many states, but nowhere are cases spiking more than in Michigan. Mola Lenghi takes a look.CBS Evening News uploaded that on March 25, six days ago. CBS News (CBSN) updated the situation in Michigan and elsewhere in Health experts warn of the next U.S. COVID surge as several states see cases rise.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll has topped 550,000 as experts warn the next surge of cases is already here. But as CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports, doctors say the rise in cases can be slowed. Then, Dr. Dara Kass, an emergency room doctor and medical contributor for Yahoo News, joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano with more.As I'm typing this, Johns Hopkins lists the current U.S. case count at 30,405,361 and total deaths in the country at 551,503. That's a grim update.
As a Michigan resident, I'm even more glad after seeing both clips that my wife and I got our first dose of the vaccine last week. Here's to our staying safe and healthy until we get our second and final doses next week.
CNN presented the national picture and more expert reaction in CDC director gives emotional warning of 'impending doom'.
After announcing that the United States has surpassed 30 million cases of Covid-19, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said she had a feeling of "impending doom" about the pandemic.I'm with Dr. Leana Wen; we're in a race between vaccines on one hand and variants on the other. We need people to continue wearing masks and staying socially distant in public even after they are vaccinated at least until this wave is over. Otherwise, we could stumble at the finish line of this pandemic. That's both frustrating and dangerous.
That completes the look at the U.S. passing 30 million cases, nearly 10% of the country. Follow over the jump for videos about the next milestone, 600,000 dead in the U.S. from COVID-19.