- The coronavirus will probably kill up to 200,000 Americans, White House advisor Dr. Fauci warns.
- This comes as plans to quarantine the New York tri-state area fall through.
- Infected New Yorkers are spreading the virus all over the country, despite efforts from state governors.
The coronavirus has already infected 135,627 Americans and killed 2,384. But this is only the beginning. According to Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the virus will eventually kill 100,000 – 200,000 in the United States alone. His remarks come as efforts to lock down the New York tri-state area fall through.
Despite the best efforts of the Trump administration, the United States will not be able to stop the spread of the coronavirus. This is because America doesn’t have the same level of authoritarian control as the Chinese Communist Party.
Unlike China, the U.S can’t forcibly quarantine asymptomatic citizens to prevent them from spreading the disease. The federal government also can’t prevent travel through hard-hit states like New York. Infected residents are therefore allowed to flood the rest of the country with the deadly disease.
New York is the New Wuhan
With almost 60,000 confirmed coronavirus infections, New York state is the new Hubei province. And New York City is its capital, Wuhan. But unlike the Chinese government, which essentially sealed the border of Hubei province in January, the United States can’t prevent New York’s potentially-infected residents from leaving.
With people still passing through New York’s airports and countless others leaving the city though cars and buses, it’s only a matter of time before the entire country is saturated with coronavirus.
In an attempt to avert the catastrophe, the Trump administration floated the…