Reasons Given for Why the US Unable to Contain COVID-19

November 4, 2020
Infection Control Today® Editorial Staff

The MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition experts share their insights on the state of the pandemic.

The experts on the MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition are sharing their insights on the state of the pandemic and why the U.S. has been unable to contain it. MJH Life Sciences is the parent company of Infection Control Today®.

The top reasons given by the coalition members were widespread misinformation and lack of a comprehensive national strategy, both with 33.3 percent. Other reasons included lack of public health leadership, 22.2 percent, and other, with 11.1 percent.

The MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition is a partnership with 10 nationally recognized experts in infectious disease, public health, epidemiology, and virology, who work to generate the most accurate, up-to-the-minute information on the pandemic's ever-evolving impact on health care professionals and the patients they treat through live, biweekly webinar events, white papers, and surveys.

The next COVID-19 Coalition event, “Thinking Long-Term: COVID-19’s Clinical Consequences and Mental Health Effects,” will be held November 12, 2020, at 7:30PM ET. Register here.