The country’s chief immunologist has come out and stated that the US is in for a whole lot of pain. As the numbers surge in the pandemic today. According to him, there is going to be a greater number of hospitalisations and death. The cases numbers surged to their highest point in three months and do not look as if they will go anywhere else but up. This is serious from many viewpoints not least of which are the health facilities being overwhelmed. The tragedy is that patients with other health problems are not being attended for their medical conditions. The other is obviously they stand a greater risk of contagion while in the hospital to be treated for their medical conditions.
It has also forced the shut down of the states business operations.