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Surge

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The number of new coronavirus cases in the United States is surging once again after growth slowed in late summer. While the geography of the pandemic is now shifting to the Midwest and to more rural areas, cases are trending upward in most states, many of which are setting weekly records for new cases.

In your opinion, should the United States do more to bring this current surge down? If so, what? How has your area handled the pandemic? What are you and your family and friends doing to protect yourselves and others?

Tell us in the comments, then read the related article and check out the graphs that can help explain what’s happening now.


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