(NEWS CHANT) – A prime coronavirus adviser to President-elect Joe Biden delivered a stern holiday message to Americans on Thursday – "no Christmas parties" – and warned they face a COVID-19 siege for weeks to return regardless of the most recent strikes towards U.S. authorities approval of a vaccine.
"The next three to six weeks at minimum … are our COVID weeks," Dr. Michael Osterholm, a member of Biden's coronavirus advisory board, advised CNN. "It won't end after that, but that is the period right now where we could have a surge upon a surge upon a surge."
Osterholm burdened that it could be a number of months earlier than the nation sees widespread availability of vaccines, the primary of which cleared a key U.S. regulatory hurdle on Thursday.
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