Sumary of Researchers: Virus surge a ‘raging forest fire’ in Arkansas:
- (AP) — Public health researchers on Tuesday called the rapid rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Arkansas a “raging forest fire,” and the state’s top health official warned that he expects significant outbreaks in schools.
- The model by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W.
- The model also predicted an average increase of 169 new cases per day in children under the age of 17.Arkansas leads the country in new cases per capita, according to figures compiled by Johns Hopkins University researchers.
- Asa Hutchinson earlier this month began holding town halls around the state aimed at addressing people who have so far resisted getting vaccinated, and he planned more of the forums next week.