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Dr. Birx predicts up to 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths ‘if we do things almost perfectly’

Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx (R) speaks with US President Donald Trump and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci during a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 29, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty… Read More »

Nearly 40% of Hospitalizations in U.S. COVID-19 Cases Involve Adults Under 55

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 — As the battle against coronavirus continues in the United States, new government data suggests that every American, old and young, is at risk of severe illness. Nearly 4 in every 10 cases requiring hospitalization involved people under the age of 55, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for… Read More »

Confirmed Coronavirus may force Americans to avoid crowds and cancel cruises; U.S. cases near 550

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Older Americans, especially those with chronic medical concerns, should probably avoid big social gatherings and airline flights, given the rapid spread of coronavirus, a top U.S. health official said on Sunday, as investors braced for another volatile week in financial markets. Anthony Fauci, the head of the infectious diseases unit at… Read More »