Utah failed to flatten the curve: Here are 2 numbers we should have been watching more closely

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The novel coronavirus has infected more than 10 million people in the United States — nearly the entire population of Sweden.

As of Sunday afternoon, more than 237,000 Americans have died — 659 in Utah.

As striking as those numbers are, experts have long worried that a second wave of COVID-19 cases in the fall and winter would be even worse than the first, said Dr. Steven Woolf, a social epidemiologist and director emeritus and senior adviser at the VCU Center on Society and Health at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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