COVID cases declining from Omicron peaks, as U.S. draws closer to 900,000 deaths

With 900,000 deaths seemingly around the corner, Andrew Noymer, a public health [associate] professor at the University of California, Irvine, told USA Today that the grim milestone of 1 million deaths related to the virus appears inevitable. “That will cause a lot of soul searching,” Noymer said. “There will be a lot of discussion about what we could have done differently, how many of the deaths were preventable.”