Before coronavirus outbreak, a cascade of warnings went unheeded

 

Source: David E. Sanger, Eric Lipton, Eileen Sullivan and Michael Crowley (New York Times)

The outbreak of the respiratory virus began in China and was quickly spread around the world by air travelers, who ran high fevers. In the United States, it was first detected in Chicago, and 47 days later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. By then it was too late: 110 million Americans were expected to become ill, leading to 7.7 million hospitalized and 586,000 dead.

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