500,000 Americans Dead as Pandemic Rages Past Tragic Milestone

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Published on 22 Feb 2021, 23:48
It’s a tragic and horrifying landmark in the pandemic: 500,000 Americans dead. That’s more than all the Americans killed in World War I, World War II, and Vietnam - combined. The sheer numbers are staggering, and behind every person the virus has killed are families and friends that they leave behind. But there is also good news, as cases have plummeted in the last six weeks. Dr. Marty Markary of John Hopkins School of Medicine, wrote that COVID-19 could mostly be gone by April.