Up to 30 Percent of Americans may Get COVID-19 by Year-end - Former FDA Chief

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  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said that nearly one-third of US residents could be infected with COVID-19 at the end of 2020
  • Gottlieb said this on "Squawk Box," noting that the percentage may be higher for states like North and South Dakota
  • The US currently has roughly 13.4 million confirmed coronavirus infections, according to data by the Johns Hopkins University
  • New daily US cases have also surged, reaching about 200,000
  • Gottlieb continues to stress that the actual number of cases are much higher than the official estimates, as not everyone is tested