U.S. deaths related to Covid-19 approached 200,000 and the nation’s new cases rose in line with a one-week average. Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said he expects the U.S. to experience “at least one more cycle” of the virus in the fall and winter.
Germany’s health minister said the trend of cases in Europe is “worrying” as U.K. Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty is set to warn on Monday that the U.K. is at a “critical point.”
India’s virus tally is approaching 5.5 million while Indonesia’s capital is adding thousands of beds to house patients as its health system struggles with record infections.
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