How Bad Will Coronavirus Be This Winter? Model Projects 170,000 More US Deaths: LAist

“We were really hoping to crater the cases in preparation for a bad winter,” says Tara Smith, a professor of epidemiology at Kent State University. “We’ve done basically the opposite.”

After hitting an all-time high in July, cases did drop significantly, but the U.S. never reached a level where the public health system could truly get a handle on the outbreak.

Now infections are on the rise again.

Source: How Bad Will Coronavirus Be This Winter? Model Projects 170,000 More US Deaths: LAist