CDC Dir. Walensky: "While we desperately want to be done with this pandemic, COVID-19 is clearly not done with us, and so our battle must last a little longer."
Bob McDonald, DDPHE exec. dir., now speaking. "Over the last few weeks, we’ve hit a low of 15.4 cases per 100,000 residents in Denver. Now, it’s more than tripled,” McDonald says. Currently, Denver is reporting 71.2 cases per 100,000 residents. LIVE:
JUST IN: In a new letter to Pres. Biden and CDC Dir. Rochelle Walensky, progressive members of Congress are calling for the CDC to "leverage every authority available to extend the eviction moratorium" set to expire at midnight.
Data show the delta variant leaves vaccinated and unvaccinated people with similarly high viral loads, CDC Dir. Dr. Rochelle Walensky says.
NEW: Data shows that the Delta variant leaves vaccinated and unvaccinated people with similarly high viral loads, CDC Dir. Dr. Rochelle Walensky says.
"The most egregious level of incompetence in an admin. that I think we've witnessed ... absolute gross, amateur hour incompetence coming out of the White House." - Dr. Irwin Redlener, Dir. of Columbia University's National Center For Disaster Preparedness
Source close to coronavirus task force said others on panel share concerns of CDC Dir Redfield that “second wave” of COVID-19 could be more devastating as it may combine with flu outbreak: “Influenza and COVID simultaneously could completely overwhelm the health care system.”