Experts expect over 1 million coronavirus deaths in America from ‘a major preventable public health disaster’
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The fatal reach of the COVID-19 coronavirus is expected to claim the lives of over 1 million people in the United States, according to a top public health expert.

Andy Slavitt served as the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) during the Obama administration.

On Thursday evening, Slavitt gave an update on the pandemic after talking with his sources.

Here is what he learned: