Surgeon General: “Things are going to get worse before they get better”
Doctors and nurses confronting the expanding coronavirus pandemic say getting basic protective equipment, such as masks and gowns, and life-saving equipment, such as ventilators, remains a big concern. By Monday there were more than 35,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in the U.S.; more than 470 people had died.
On “CBS This Morning” Monday, the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, said, “I didn’t expect to be starting off my week with such a dire message for America, but the numbers are going to get worse this week. Things are going to get worse before they get better. And we really need everyone to understand this is serious, to lean into what they can do to flatten the curve.”
With regard to the warnings from health officials and governors to the Trump administration that shortages of critical medical supplies will be catastrophic, …continued .
[Source: CBS News]