As U.S. Reaches 250,000 Deaths From COVID-19, A Long Winter Is Coming
That's more than twice the number of U.S. soldiers killed in World War I
The United States has surpassed yet another devastating milestone in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic: 250,000 Americans have now died from the disease. That's more than twice the number of U.S. service members killed in World War I.
Coronavirus case numbers are exploding across the country at the beginning of what is shaping up to be a difficult winter of illness in America.
"Unfortunately, we are entering what I think will be the worst stretch that we have experienced so far," said Caitlin Rivers, an epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. "We're seeing hot spots all across the country and new highs for the number of cases and hospitalizations."
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