The american topsundhedsrådgiver Anthony Fauci warns of a 'worrying increase' in the infection with the coronavirus in several places in the UNITED states.
It happens on Tuesday local time in a hearing in committee in the House of Representatives. It writes the british the BBC.
Several states like Florida, Texas and Arizona have recently experienced increases in the number of infected.
It can be a result of increased infectivity in the community', says Fauci.
- In several parts of the country, we are seeing alarming increases in smittetallet, which is the result of several different factors, says Fauci, who is the director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases.
According to CNN, 25 states Tuesday local time, higher smittetal than last week.
Texas, for example, could announce a new daily smitterekord of over 5000 new infected, writes The New York Times.
- For some days ago there were 30,000 newly infected (in one day, red.), says Fauci, according to the BBC.
- It worries me very much. The next few weeks will be critical in dealing with the smittestigningerne in Texas, Florida, Arizona and other states.
Richard Besser, former director of the u.s. center for disease control, CDC, believes that the states still need to crack the code.
they Still haven't found the right model for the re-opening of 'tracing, isolation and quarantine', he believes.
- We will have to find out how we make the transition in a successful way, and any state that re - even the states that have done it really well in the conditions to beat the infection down - going to see pretty dramatic increases, " says Besser to CNN.
By kongreshøringen was - besides Fauci - also, the current CDC director and representatives of the Danish medicines agency (the FDA) and the ministry of health present.
They were asked to Trumps comments from a vælgermøde in Tulsa over the weekend that he had asked the health authorities to turn down the number of coronatest, as it would result in fewer registered smittetilfælde.
All the officials said, however, that they had not been asked to test less.
The White House stated after the Trumps comment, it was meant in jest. But the interpretation has Trump even questioned about this by saying that he's not making fun', writes Forbes.
the UNITED states has on Wednesday morning, Danish time in total registered 2.345.854 infected, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
121.217 have died with the virus, and 647.548 is raskmeldte.