[Ed. – 2020 is mad, bad, and dangerous to know. We report, you decide.]
Several officials have hailed the apparent success of mitigation efforts shown in death projections that have been scaled down to 60,000 from more than 100,000, but Dr. Anthony Fauci said it was important that people continue to stay home.
“We’ve got to continue to redouble our efforts at the mitigation of physical separation in order to keep those numbers down and hopefully even get them lower than what you’ve heard recently,” Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on CBS “This Morning.” …
A University of Washington model often cited by U.S. and state officials projects that COVID-19, the respiratory ailment caused by coronavirus, will claim 60,415 American lives by Aug. 4, with the peak coming on Easter Sunday this weekend, when it projects that 2,212 will die.