US coronavirus response unimaginative, should focus on rapid testing and indoor air: 전문가

US coronavirus response unimaginative, should focus on rapid testing and indoor air: 전문가

Underused rapid antigen tests and lack of interest in cleaning indoor air are the two missing pieces amid the deadly, novel 코로나 바이러스 감염병 세계적 유행, according to an expert.

박사의 의견. Qanta Ahmed, pulmonologist at NYU Langone, come on the heels of Dr. 안토니 포시, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warning on Sunday that the worst of the epidemic is yet to come.

The baseline of some 200,000 new daily cases in the U.S., along with a probablepost-seasonal surge,” per Fauci, will pressure the already-burdened health system to a critical point.


“그래서, 박사. Fauci, things are going to be worse if we’re not changing our approaches,” Ahmed said on 여우 & 친구 월요일. Ahmed said rapid antigen testing can help detect virus outbreaks and clusters to better tailor quarantines, especially in 캘리포니아.

We’ve got no ability of detecting that right now in the United States because we’re not using rapid antigen testing,” Ahmed added, voicing her increasing skepticism of lockdowns: “[There is] no imagination for new approaches. Rapid antigen testing tailors quarantine,” 그녀가 말했다.

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We’re not tailoring the measures and at the same time we’re destroying our economy,” 그녀는 계속했다.

I think there’s two pieces missing. One is the rapid antigen testing, the second is zero interest in cleaning indoor air.


Health officials have warned that crowded indoor areas with poor ventilation can contribute to virus spread. Within the last week, 캘리포니아 정부. 개빈 뉴섬 said statewide ICU capacity has dropped to 1.1%, with twice as many coronavirus and ICU patients in three weeks and hospitalizations up by over 60%.

The concerns come as nearly 120,000 Americans were hospitalized amid the holidays, with approximately 200,000 new daily cases and 2,000 daily deaths, 에 따르면 데이터 from The COVID Tracking Project.

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