• US COVID cases “disturbingly high” as Michigan sees dire spike

    9 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / A sign requiring protective face masks in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
    Even as the pace of vaccination in the US nears a heartening 3 million per day, the country hovers on the brink of a fourth surge, with current cases lingering at a “disturbingly high level,” according to top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.
    The current seven-day average of new daily cases is now over 63,000-levels seen at the base of the record winter surge. “When you're at that level, there is the risk of getting a surge back up,” Fauci said in an interview with CNN .
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