‘Unfathomable’: US Death Toll from Coronavirus Hits 200,000

The number of dead in the U.S. is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days.

  • Published 22 September 2020

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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world’s richest nation with its sparkling laboratories, top-flight scientists and stockpiles of medicines and emergency supplies. “It is completely unfathomable that we’ve reached this point,” said Jennifer Nuzzo, a Johns Hopkins University public health researcher. The bleak milestone, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world, was reported… Read at AP News