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Top infectious disease expert says 'the next 6 to 12 weeks are going to be the darkest of the entire pandemic'

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Dr. Michael Osterholm during an appearance on NBC News' "Meet the Press" on Sunday, October 18, 2020.
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Dr. Michael Osterholm, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, said "the next six to 12 weeks are going to be the darkest of the entire pandemic."
Osterholm said the US was suffering from a "messaging problem," created in part by the lack of a strong "lead" voice to guide Americans through the pandemic.
"Between now and the holidays, we will see numbers much, much larger than even the 67,000 to 75,000 cases...
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Gretchen Whitmer accuses Trump of inciting 'domestic terrorism' after his supporters chanted 'lock her up' at his rally following a foiled plot to kidnap her

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appears during an episode of "Meet the Press" on NBC on Sunday, October 18, 2020.
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During a Sunday appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press," Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer accused President Donald Trump of "inciting... domestic terrorism" after he laughed when his supporters began a "lock her up" chant at a Saturday rally.
The chant came about one week after the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it had foiled a months-long plot of a milia group to kidnap Whitmer.
"Ten days after that was uncovered, the president is at it again and...
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