CDC director speaks of impending doom, warns of increase in U.S. COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: A coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive patient lies in a bed in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Biden administration officials pleaded with Americans on Monday to continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 amid an increase in cases across the country.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with emotion in her voice, urged public officials and others to spread the word about the seriousness of the situation in an effort to prevent a fourth surge.

Walensky said she had a feeling of impending doom about the situation.

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