White House coronavirus task force calls for a ‘significant behavior change’ from Americans
The White House coronavirus task force this week issued a dire warning to states of “aggressive, rapid, and expanding” spread of cases that requires a “significant behavior change” from all Americans ahead of the holidays.
There is community spread of COVID-19 in more than 2,000 counties, reads the report issued to states and obtained by The Hill, which calls for forceful efforts to “flatten the curve to sustain the health system for both COVID and non-COVID emergencies.”
The U.S. Is averaging about 173,000 new COVID-19 cases per day in a fall surge that has also seen increases in deaths and hospitalizations.
The pandemic is expected to worsen after the Thanksgiving holiday, when millions of Americans will gather with friends and family, against the advice of public…