World Socialist Web Site wsws.org 30 Mar, 2021 03:45 am

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky admits sense of “impending doom” over COVID-19 pandemic

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky admits sense of “impending doom” over COVID-19 pandemic
In a revealing confession, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky declares “I’m afraid” of the implications of rising numbers of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths, indicating a fourth surge is underway.

New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire are seeing rapid growth in new cases.Florida also sees a rise in new cases as their infection curves begin to turn up again.And most worrisome, half of Florida’s new cases subjected to genetic analysis are of the new, more infectious and lethal variants.” This commenter, obviously a New York City school teacher, speaks for millions.

526 (New York strain) and B.Rochelle Walensky, the director of the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), made a public declaration that she is fearful of the consequences of the new upturn in COVID-19 cases.

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