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Warning Signs Flash Ahead of Covid’s Second U.S. Winter

  • Hospitalization, death rates no longer declining as cases rise
  • New Yorkers, school children seeing increases in infections
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Remembering Those Lost to Covid-19
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Public health officials in the U.S. could take heart at the end of the summer. Even as the new coronavirus continued to spread, fewer people were winding up in the hospital because of Covid-19, and fewer were dying.

Now, as the seasons turn and the global death toll from Covid-19 tops 1 million, signs suggest there will be more deaths and serious illness ahead.