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Second U.S. Virus Wave Emerges as Cases Top 2 Million

  • Rises in Texas, Arizona, Florida, California sound alarms
  • Experts say that surges can’t be linked directly to reopenings
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Watch: As countries start to reopen, new waves of infections are now appearing. (Source: Bloomberg)
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A second wave of coronavirus cases is emerging in the U.S., raising alarms as new infections push the overall count past 2 million Americans.

A fresh onslaught of the novel coronavirus is bringing challenges for residents and the economy in pockets across the U.S. The localized surges have raised concerns among experts even as the nation’s overall case count early this week rose just under 1%, the smallest increase since March.