"200,000 deaths in the U.S." US National Institutes of Health executive new corona March 30 12:34

In the United States, where the number of patients infected with the new coronavirus is increasing rapidly, research institutions in various countries have made various predictions about the future impact.

"From the best scenario to the worst scenario," Dr. Anthony Fouch, a senior member of the NIH-National Institutes of Health at the U.S. and a key member of the Trump administration's new coronavirus countermeasures team, said in an interview with a U.S. television station. There are various predictions and the numbers vary, but it will be in the meantime. "

He added, "The situation so far has shown that millions of people can be infected and 100,000 to 200,000 can die," he said.

Imperial College London, a British university, in the United Kingdom and the United States in the middle of this month, if no action was taken such as going out of school or closing schools, the number of deaths in the U.S. The report estimates that while the highest number will be 2.2 million, the death toll can be reduced to less than one-tenth if strict measures are taken.

The University of Washington in the United States has also announced that the number of deaths will be as high as about 80,000 in the next four months, and a study conducted by Columbia University researchers in collaboration with leading American newspaper The New York Times. In the next two months, the number of infected people is expected to reach 650,000.