Health officials take questions at a CNN coronavirus town hall as US cases near half a million
Dr. Deborah Birx, the coronavirus response coordinator for the Trump administration’s White House Coronavirus Task Force, said that the attack rates for coronavirus in some newer hot spots, including Washington DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia, are lower than the attack rates were in some of the early hot spots.
The attack rate is how many people are getting sick per 100,000 people.
“The original outbreaks were very large, but the newer ones that we talk about in Washington and Philadelphia and Baltimore, it looks like their attack rates and attack rates in Denver and some of these other states that we have been talking about are much lower than New York and New Jersey,” Birx …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]