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U.S. death toll tops 70,000 as White House considers winding down coronavirus task force



The White House is considering winding down the coronavirus task force starting around Memorial Day as an influential model predicts more than 134,000 U.S. deaths by August 4. Laurie Garrett, author of "The Coming Plague," joins AC360 to explain why her best case scenario is a 36-month event horizon for the virus. Plus, John Miller, NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism, tells Anderson Cooper about his battle with COVID-19 and how the department is coping with losing at least 38 members to the deadly disease. Airdate: May 5, 2020 via Knit