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Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns of a ‘sustained period’ in the U.S. of ‘well above’ 1,000 Covid deaths per day

The coronavirus outbreak in the United States will likely get so bad that the country will see more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths per day for a “sustained period of time,” former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday. The U.S. reported more than 84,000 new cases of the virus and 557 new… Read More »

Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with ‘extraordinarily widespread’ cases

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the… Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘Tackle harmful lockdown drinking,’ BMJ editorial warns

Tackling harmful drinking during the lockdown will be “an integral part of the nation’s recovery”, an editorial in the BMJ says. With supermarket sales of alcohol having risen, it warns cases of alcoholic liver disease could increase too. And the writers fear drinking could be fuelling a rise in calls to domestic violence charities. They… Read More »