There are now more than 2 million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the US, and health experts have issued a new and bleak prediction: Following widespread reopenings, another 100,000 people in the US will die of the disease by September, pushing the death toll to well above 200,000. While infection numbers and hospitalizations are going up in some states, health officials in Missouri are looking into an unusual case. Two hairstylists there who worked while they had coronavirus symptoms did not infect the 140 clients they served in mid-May. County health officials called the result encouraging and said they’re looking into the case for insight on how to stop the virus’ spread.
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