In case you are thinking this is as bed as it can get, here’s something from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington School of Medicine that tells us it might still get a lot worse.

I have to say, of course, that no one knows for sure what is going to happen.

There are just too many variables.

But this is certainly possible, and the reason why we need to be so careful about what we – not just the US – do going forward.