Will New York face the second wave of Kovid-19?


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New York City officials know the Kovid-19 case will climb this fall. The question is that they are looking to reopen the city, just how much is there?

For months, the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have been working with academic groups at Columbia University and New York University. Academic teams have been asked to predict case numbers, hospital resources needed, and to advise the city on how to open workplaces, schools, restaurants and more.

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People dine outside in New York on July 15.

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In interviews, experts from two academic groups working with New York reported what is likely to increase significantly this fall, but with the opportunity to prevent the worst with careful public-health measures such as masks and social disturbances .

Jeff Shaman of Columbia University, who is part of a team working in the city to predict the path of the outbreak, “If you do this type of phased manner, there is going to be some increase in transmission activity.” “Every model will tell you that you are seeing an increase in cases.”

Similarly, the city is planning for a resurgence, according to a top advisor to the mayor, trying to restore as much normal business as possible.

“Despite being independent for this, we plan around the notion that there will be a resurgence of this transition,” said Jay Verma, senior advisor for public health in New York City’s mayor’s office.

It is said to mean constant social practice, wearing masks and limited ability Scott Braithwaite is a professor at NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine who has led other educational efforts advising the city.

“Forget about the general situation,” Braithwaite said in a telephone interview. “If things were back to normal, the dialect unaltered, and we were not making a social mess that we were not wearing masks, a hundred people arriving in a day could resume the devastating wave.”

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