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30 key moments that could shape COVID-19's direction within the next year and how our lives will be impacted. The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 Americans, a Johns Hopkins University tally reveals. President Trump excoriates China and the World Health Organization in a United Nations address, blaming them for the virus' spread. Healthcare workers say COVID-19 is taking a heavy mental toll on them: "I'm no hero, I'm broken."