Coronavirus Live Updates: As N.Y. Reports a Record Death Toll, Scientists Warn the Virus Might Not Fade in Summer

“But the National Academy of Sciences, in a public report sent to the White House, has said, in effect: Don’t get your hopes up. After reviewing a variety of research reports, the panel concluded that the number of studies, of varying quality of evidence, simply do not offer a clear forecast of what will happen to the spread of the novel coronavirus in the summer. It may not diminish significantly.”