More than 600,000 people in the U.S. have now died from Covid-19. That is more than any other country in the world.
The staggering number was reached as the U.S. also surpasses more than 33 million cases of the deadly virus.
- Dr. Calvin Sun is an Attending Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine.
- Abraar Karan, Internal Medicine Physician, Harvard Medical School
- Joseph Williams is the senior news editor with U.S. News and World Report.
Menawhile, Africa is suffering from a critical shortage of vaccines as COVID-19 cases surge.
- Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, Deputy Director, Africa CDC
More than 600,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The massive death toll caused a traffic jam at cemeteries and mortuaries, and a months-long backlog in the issuing of death certificates, writes @Davidlaz https://t.co/748vUCRd0w
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) June 15, 2021
World Bank, AU join hands to deploy Covid-19 vaccines to Africahttps://t.co/2xmffUjTI8
— Nation Africa (@NationAfrica) June 15, 2021