Former FDA head predicts 'peak' in COVID cases in late August or early September as infections rise

Former FDA head predicts 'peak' in COVID cases in late August or early September as infections rise

Former FDA commissioner predicts there will be a 'peak' in COVID-19 cases in late August or early September as infections rise by 268% and hospitals say they are TURNING AWAY patients - and CDC refuses to say whether it is reconsidering mask guidance - Former FDA commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb predicted on Thursday that the most recent wave of COVID-19 cases will peak in late August or early September - Gottlieb says there may be another slight uptick after children return to classrooms and schools report outbreaks - The U.S. recorded 52,032 new cases on Wednesday with a seven-day rolling average of 39,939, which is a 268% increase from the 10,834 average recorded three weeks ago - Every single state and the District of Columbia is reporting either coronavirus infections rising or holding steady in the last week - Deaths have continued to remain relatively flat with 333 recorded on Wednesday and a seven-day rolling average of 264, 10% up from the average of 238 recorded three weeks prior - Hospitals in the Kansas City metro region in Missouri say …
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