A leading epidemiologist says the fourth surge of COVID-19 “is just beginning” in the U.S. On NBC’s Meet The Press, Dr. Michael Osterholm said in the next two weeks, we will see the highest number of coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic. He believes the Midwest is starting to see the effects of the next surge, and noted Michigan’s recent spike in reported cases. Osterholm expressed concerns about variants spreading worldwide, especially the U.K. variant that is on the march across the U.S.