U.S. could see up to 200K deaths, millions infected by coronavirus, top expert warns

The coronavirus outbreakcould kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday, as authorities urged people in and around the nation’s deadliest hot spot, New York City, to limit their travel to contain the scourge.Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, made the dire prediction on CNN’s “State of the Union,” adding that millions in the U.S. could become infected.As of Sunday morning, the U.S. had about 125,000 infections and 2,200 deaths, according to the running tally kept by Johns Hopkin…

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