Covid variants likely to cause ‘potential fourth surge of cases’ in the US, CDC head warns

02 March 2021 - 11:59 By TimesLIVE
Rochelle Walensky, head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said nearly 2,000 deaths were recorded in one day in the US last week.
Rochelle Walensky, head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said nearly 2,000 deaths were recorded in one day in the US last week.
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The head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Rochelle Walensky has expressed concern about the country’s latest Covid-19 cases.

According to the BBC, Walensky revealed that at least 70,000 new cases a day had been recorded last week.

Nearly 2,000 deaths were recorded in a day during the same period, she said.

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