Source Title: severe epidemic situation in the United States
On January 31 local time, osterhom, a well-known infectious disease expert in the United States, issued a warning that under the influence of new coronavirus variants and other factors, the United States may face a surge of new confirmed cases. He also described this risk as a “category 5 hurricane.”;.
Ostholm said the spread of a variety of new coronavirus variants in the United States could lead to another surge in new confirmed cases in the United States in the next six to 14 weeks.
Michael ostrholm, director of the center for infectious disease research and policy at the University of Minnesota: we’re going to see things that we’ve never seen before. I’m going to see a hurricane of category five or even higher. You know, it’s hard to get people to evacuate on a clear day, but what I want to tell you is that a hurricane is coming. I think we have to change and act because of the surge of cases that is coming.
Osterhom pointed out that the United States needs to speed up vaccination, especially the first dose of vaccination; at the same time, people need to be kept vigilant.
He said the number of new cases in the United States has dropped recently, and people may relax. Americans need to be prepared for a possible surge again.