Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, estimated Monday that 30% of Americans will have caught COVID-19 by the end of the year.
"We're going to probably have by the end of this year, 30% of the US population infected," Gottlieb told CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Monday estimated that by the end of the year, 30% of Americans would have been infected with COVID-19.
"We're going to probably have by the end of this year, 30% of the US population infected," Gottlieb said.
The high number of coronavirus cases this year could help limit the spread of COVID-19 early next year, Gottlieb told CNBC Monday, especially after vaccinations begin.
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