Health and Human Services assistant secretary ADM Brett P. Giroir, M.D., said Wednesday on MSNBC that the country faces an “absolutely dangerous situation” from the coronavirus pandemic in the next few months until a vaccine is available.
Giroir said, “Right now we’re in the steepest number of rise of cases, hospitalizations are going up 25% week over week. Our deaths are going up 25% week over week. And this is not going in the right direction. We are at an absolutely critical, dangerous point. I want to urge everyone that the only way that we get out of this until we have a vaccine is to absolutely wear a mask when you’re in public. We know that local or state mask mandates tend to work, and many places have instituted that. In most places, we are going to have to limit indoor dining and indoor bars. That doesn’t mean take-out