The number of daily COVID-19 cases across the United States has doubled in the last two weeks, reaching a six-month peak. Hospitals in at least 5 states say they’re strechted to capacity due to the highly transmissible Delta variant. The strain is rapidly spreading, mostly among the unvaccinated.
The University of Mississippi has even set up a field hospital in its parking garage. It’s reminiscent of earlier in the pandemic, when field hospitals were set up in New York. How can the US contain the current rate of infection?
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