faced the fourth wave of coronavirus, says University of Minnesota professor, epidemiologist Michael Osterholm.
Earlier, the head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Dissemination (CDC) Rochelle Walenski said about the feeling of “imminent death” amid the growing incidence of COVID-19 in the country and talked about the possibility of a fourth wave of the pandemic.
In an interview with Fox News, Osterholm agreed that the fourth wave of COVID-19 is underway in the United States. “I think so,” he said.
“In a sense, I believe we are in a near-new pandemic. The only good news is that the current vaccines are effective against a particular UK” B.1.1.7 option, “the epidemiologist said.
According to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes information from federal and local authorities, as well as the media and other open sources, more than 30.6 million cases of coronavirus infection have been identified in the United States, over 554 thousand people have died.