(ETH) – The CDC is issuing a dire warning that the US could possibly see the worst Fall in medical history if measures are not implemented. According to CNN the Coronavirus has infected more than 5 million people and killed over 166,000 nationwide, this cited from Johns Hopkins University.
According to the report, On Wednesday alone, there were 55,910 reported new cases and 1,499 deaths — the highest number of fatalities since May. “For your country right now and for the war that we’re in against Covid, I’m asking you to do four simple things: wear a mask, social distance, wash your hands and be smart about crowds,” said Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“I’m not asking some of America to do it,” he told WebMD. “We all gotta do it.” Without following the recommendations, this could be “the worst fall, from a public health perspective, we’ve ever had,” he said. In addition to taking measures to combat the pandemic, people should also get a flu vaccine.
“By getting vaccinated, you can protect your children,” he said. “When we look at the mortality that we see with flu, one thing is for certain. The kids that get vaccinated, they basically get protected against death.” READ MORE