👀 "The next 6 to 12 weeks are going to be the darkest of the entire pandemic. Vaccines will not become available in any meaningful way until early to third quarter of next year." -- Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research, on Meet the Press
CDC expert warns the 'darkest' time of the Pandemic ,will be the holidays. Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota told NBC's 'Meet the Press' that he thinks the worst is yet to come.
“What’s happening in the Upper Midwest is just a harbinger of things to come in the rest of the country,” said Michael Osterholm, an infectious-diseases expert at the University of Minnesota. (via @palafo )
Michael Osterholm, an expert at the University of Minnesota, stressed that a lack of public confidence is largely to blame.
Infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Osterholm says he is "dumbfounded" by the CDC's new guidance recommending fewer people be tested, adding that they made the decision "under the cover of night."
Dr. Michael Osterholm says that if the US doesn't extinguish "most of the virus activity by doing a hard lockdown and then letting our foot off the brake ever so slowly ... what we're seeing right now will seem as if it's just another day at the park."
The stakes are high, and expert, scientific opinion is far more valuable than political opinion. I’m pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Osterholm and Dr. Samir Bhatt, two international experts in epidemiology, will be advising NY on our progress and our metrics.
"Red and blue will dissolve during the course of this pandemic into one color called COVID," says infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Osterholm. "This virus will not miss one community. It will not miss one county. It won't miss one state."