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4 disease experts reveal how they'd address the coronavirus pandemic in the US if they could wave a magic wand

Posted On: Mar 28, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

4 disease experts reveal how they'd address the coronavirus pandemic in the US if they could wave a magic wand

The US is the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic , with more than 101,000 cases and 1,500 deaths.
Experts told Business Insider that the US has not yet seen the worst of this outbreak - its case total is still rising rapidly.
The way to stave off hundreds of thousands of deaths is strict social distancing, enforced uniformly across the country.
Two experts said they would put the entire US on lockdown if they were given a magic wand.
That would buy doctors time to produce tests, antiviral drugs, and potential vaccines. Otherwise, healthcare systems around the nation will be pushed beyond their limits and many more people could die.
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The US is the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
A week ago, on March 20, just over 19,000 people in the country had gotten infected and 255 were dead. Now the US has the world's highest number of cases: more than 101,000. At least 1,500 people have died.
The question on many people's minds is: When will we have...

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