Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), discusses the future of the COVID-19 pandemic in America and around the world. Gottlieb also sits on the board of directors for Pfizer, one of the companies with a leading vaccine candidate nearing authorized emergency use.
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The daily U.S. coronavirus infection totals are beginning to translate into fatality numbers not seen since May. The fall uptick in cases is now killing Americans almost as quickly as the worst week of the summer surge. After that, deaths will be comparable only to the spring surge, when daily deaths averaged over 2,000.
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