April eighteen, 2020—Infection with SARS-CoV-two, the coronavirus that results in COVID-19, is now a great deal a lot more widespread in the U.S. than latest testing facts recommend, according to a new report.

The report, which takes advantage of CDC facts of instances of influenza-like-ailment, or ILI, estimates that at the very least 8.seven million people were contaminated throughout the U.S. for the duration of the three-7 days time period they examined in March. (Before, the scientists experienced estimated it could be as a lot of as 28 million, but revised it when they re-examined the facts after publication.) The