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Former CDC Director On COVID-19 Stats And School Reopening

Healthcare professionals prepare to screen people for the coronavirus at a testing site (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Healthcare professionals prepare to screen people for the coronavirus at a testing site (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The U.S. reported around 1,500 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, the deadliest day of the summer. But meanwhile, there are a number of reports that we may be underestimating the deaths from the disease.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks withDr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and president and CEO of Resolve To Save Lives.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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