Washington, Aug. 2 -- : As coronavirus cases in the United States continue to surge and its fall out on economy turns out to be equally dreadful, public health experts have called for urgent new measures to halt the spread of the virus.

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security released a report on Wednesday with 10 recommendations for action and another stark warning related to the virus, Washington Post reported.

The scholars said the US is not doing enough to control the virus.

"Unlike many countries in the world, the United States is not currently on course to get control of this epidemic. It's time to reset," six scholars wrote.

Despite the concern over the rising death toll and economic impact, at least 17 of 21 states flagged...