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Coronavirus for US: New cases could rise to 1 lakh per day


  • Several southern and western states are seeing surging new case numbers, prompting some to put reopening plans on hold
  • NIAID director Fauci says he’s ‘aspirationally hopeful’ that a vaccine for Covid-19 will be ready in early 2021, though he cautions that there’s no guarantee that a safe vaccine will be developed

Pinpointing indoor gatherings, particularly bar scenes with lines out the door and patrons standing shoulder to shoulder, Fauci told a Senate panel that new cases of Covid-19 could rise to 100,000 a day, up from the current level of about 40,000.

Several southern and western ...


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