curves since their spring peaks through lockdowns, social distancing, masking, and first-responder resilience. Concern that businesses and activities may be reopening too quickly drives predictions that the fall and winter will see deadly resurgences.
“I do think a second wave is coming; it’s just a matter of when, and how big is that wave going to be,” said Nancy Conroy, MD, associate chief of service in the ED at New York University Langone Hospital–Brooklyn and clinical associate professor at New York University Grossman School of Medicine.
indicates the sharpest rises in Arizona, Texas, and Florida at this writing, with several other Sunbelt states’ data also looking alarming. By publication, other locations may be the hottest of this disease’s diverse hot zones.