Dr. Anthony Fauci on the fight against the coronavirus
As thecontinues to spread in the U.S., experts predict the number of deaths will continue to rapidly increase in the next two weeks. On Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease doctor and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, predicted the final death toll could be anywhere from 100,000 to 240,000.
Dr. Fauci joined “CBS Evening News” host Norah O’Donnell to discuss the ongoing effort to contain the pandemic.
Norah O’Donnell: I want to ask you about that model that you presented at the White House because it said even with total mitigation, there will be at least 100,000 deaths. Is there nothing we can do to prevent that number?
You know, I think we can. The one thing I want people to understand is that, as you collect real data, you can modify the model. So although …continued .
[Source: CBS News]