Government Model Suggests U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Be Approaching 100 Million

A healthcare worker processes people in line at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19 testing site on Nov. 19, in Houston. Texas is rushing thousands of additional medical staff to overworked hospitals as the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients increases.

Government scientists estimate that the true number of coronavirus infections is eight times the reported number of 12.5 million, meaning “most of the country remains at risk,” the team reports.

(Image credit: David J. Phillip/AP)

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