Covid infections are falling in the U.S. for the first time since the Omicron variant erupted at the end of 2021, with cases falling at least 10 percent in over the past seven days as former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Scott Gottlieb saying that there is hope on the horizon that infections will drop even lower and that the virus will enter an endemic state in the near future. 

Gottlieb's predictions are the opposite of what Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, predicted during a conference earlier this week - when he said there was potential for another resistant strain to emerge in the future. 

The U.S. recorded 721,651 new cases on Monday, a steep fall from the 1.364 million cases reported last Monday. America's new daily case average has also dropped 10 percent over the past seven days, from 766,939 to 684,457. 

A analysis of Johns Hopkins University data found there were 717,874 new cases recorded between midnight Monday and midnight Tuesday. Monday is often the day when reported case counts are highest as lagging figures from the weekend are finally reported.... Read More: Daily Mail