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California has experienced one of its toughest weeks yet in the battle against coronavirus, with the state chalking up its two deadliest days since the start of the pandemic as cases continue to rise. On Wednesday the state topped its previous single day death toll, reporting 149 fatalities. That …
Covid in the U.S.: 2020 is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time— due mainly to the coronavirus. There could be 3.2 million deaths in the U.S. this year, at least 400,000 more than in 2019. This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths …
The COVID-19 Pandemic Made 2020 the Deadliest Year for Americans
The number of deaths in the U.S. this year could top 3 million, many mainly due to the coronavirus, according to data from the CDC. It's estimated that deaths could jump 15 percent from 2019, the largest single-year percentage leap since 1918 when Americans died in World War I and from the flu pandemic. In related news, Dr. Fauci receives the Moderna vaccine, California struggles to find nurses and doctors, and Taiwan records first local COVID-19 case in more than 250 days.