Coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S. (David Foster/Yahoo Finance)
told CNN. “That’s what’s happening in New Orleans right now.” ‘ data-reactid=”41″>“It putters along and you think you’re OK, then it starts to go up a little and then bingo — it goes up in an exponential way,” Fauci told CNN. “That’s what’s happening in New Orleans right now.”
Other public health experts were also sounding the alarm on the spread to other U.S. cities.
only 23 states have it on a statewide level. Other states have it on a city or county level. ‘ data-reactid=”66″>Although public health officials have recommended putting restrictions in place, like shelter-at-home orders, not every state has followed suit. So far, only 23 states have it on a statewide level. Other states have it on a city or county level.
“It really is your local mayors, your governors, who are making these decisions, and most of the people don’t have public health backgrounds,” Bateman-House said. “And it’s been systematically defunded for years, so you’re suddenly trying to build upon a very shaky foundation in a crisis situation.”