Coronavirus live updates: NYC mayor pleads for medical help as US cases continue to rise
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- Global cases: At least 1,139,207
- Global deaths: At least 60,874
- US cases: At least 278,458
- US deaths: At least 7,159
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
11:00 ET: CDC director says coronavirus won’t be a one-time foe
The coronavirus represents a “potential global catastrophe” on its way to the Southern Hemisphere, according to Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an interview with Stat News, he discusses whether the virus will prove to be seasonal and what that could mean for the global response.
He also touches on why the CDC has been largely absent from public briefings over the past month and warns that COVID-19 …continued .
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