The Trump Administration Ignored The Warnings. COVID Is Now Surging. What's Next?
On this edition of Your Call, we'll get an update on COVID-19 cases, which are surging. The United States reported 36,880 new cases on Wednesday, the largest one-day total since the start of the pandemic.
Cases are rising in more than half of the country, including states like California, Texas and Florida, weeks after parts of the country reopened. Experts warn the US is behind on contact tracing and still isn’t testing enough people. How should we prepare for the months ahead?
Arthur Reingold, Division Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health
William Schaffner, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University
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The New York Times: California coronavirus map and case count
The San Francisco Chronicle, Erin Allday: California sees spike in number of cases — for second straight day
CalMatters, Emily Hoeven: Newsom: Hospitalizations threaten reopening
Wired, Roxanne Khamsi: If the Virus Slows This Summer, It May Be Time to Worry
NPR, Pien Huang: We Still Don't Fully Understand The Label 'Asymptomatic'