Aug. 12, 2020 — We are in a war in opposition to COVID-19, and this tumble could be one particular of the worst from a public well being standpoint that the U.S. has at any time faced, says CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD.

The surging coronavirus pandemic, paired with the flu year, could produce the “worst fall” that “we’ve at any time had,” he claimed in the course of an interview on “Coronavirus in Context,” a video clip collection hosted by John Whyte, MD, WebMD’s main medical officer.

Redfield also claimed the agency’s initiatives to realize the virus ended up