32,000 Americans will die of COVID by New Year: Expert warns

32,000 Americans will die of COVID by New Year: Expert warns

A leading virus expert has warned that 32,000 people who are expecting to celebrate Christmas and New year will have died of Covid-19 before then.

The comments by Dr. Gregory Poland, the epidemiologist for Mayo Clinics, come as the new omicron variant of COVID is already in half of all US states.

Poland, who is among the top immunologists in the county, suggested that based on his calculations, over 30,000 people in the US would die of COVID before the end of the year.

“32,000 Americans who think they’re going to be alive to celebrate Christmas and New Years are, no pun intended, dead wrong,” Poland told MailOnline. “Not one of them believes [it].”

“Everybody’s comforting themselves with the idea that omicron is less severe. It may well be but that is very, very, preliminary information that comes from one specific area of the world where Delta has not been…

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