The Johns Hopkins University reports that the number of Kovid-19 deaths in the United States recorded in December was higher than in any month since the epidemic began.
More than 633,000 deaths so far this month have surpassed the previous worst month, April, when more than 55,000 died.
Overall, Covid-19 has killed more than 330,000 people in the United States, including more than 19 million cases.
Dr Anthony Fawcett, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that the United States could be in a more precarious situation in the coming weeks, saying the numbers were alarming and “critical” Stage, “The Hill reported.
President-elect Joe Biden also stressed that, despite the advent of vaccines, “our dark days of the war against Kavid are not behind us,” emphasizing, “As frustrating as it may sound, it takes patience, perseverance and determination to defeat this virus.” We will not waste time taking the steps we need to take to turn this crisis around. ”
Former NATO commander James Stavaridis wrote in an op-ed in Fortune magazine a few weeks ago that the government’s plans for vaccine distribution must change.
Criticizing McCasson for simply handing out the vaccine, he said more agencies were needed to protect the plan from failure.
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