August 3, 2020 at 12:15 AM EDT
Coronavirus menace rises throughout U.S.: ‘We simply should assume the monster is in every single place’
The coronavirus is spreading at harmful ranges throughout a lot of america, and public well being specialists are demanding a dramatic reset within the nationwide response, one which acknowledges that the disaster is intensifying and that present piecemeal methods aren’t working.
This can be a new part of the pandemic, one not constructed round native or regional clusters and scorching spots. It comes at an unnerving second wherein the financial system suffered its worst collapse for the reason that Nice Melancholy, faculties are quickly canceling plans for in-person instruction and Congress has did not move a brand new emergency aid package deal. President Trump continues to advertise fringe science, the every day demise toll retains climbing and the human price of the virus in America has simply handed 150,000 lives.
By Joel Achenbach, Rachel Weiner and Chelsea Janes