As U.S. COVID Cases Rise, Deaths Could Hit Some States Harder Than Others

An article published on July 15, 2021 by Newsweek concerning new COVID case numbers in light of vaccines included several quotes by ITA Associate Director Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD.

From the article: …that in California, for example, cases are likely to rise following the lifting of restrictions, but said that “we should focus on hospitalizations and deaths—not cases.”

He said: “Because of COVID-19 vaccination, we expect more and more cases to shift from severe to mild, therefore the case count doesn’t imply the same as last year.”

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