The United States has confirmed 700,000 COVID-19 deaths.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the United States has seen 700,000 COVID-19 deaths.
According to ABC News, the country reached the threshold on Friday as demand for fresh vaccinations fell to their lowest level since they were introduced in December.
According to a figure provided by Johns Hopkins University, the death toll from COVID-19 surpassed that of the 1918 influenza outbreak less than two weeks ago, making it the deadliest pandemic in US history.
According to ABC News, the COVID-19 death toll in the United States is more than the cancer death toll last year, higher than the number of US military killed in all wars since the Revolutionary War, and nearly the same size as the population of Boston. California, New York, Texas, and Florida, the country’s four largest states, have accounted for a third of all COVID-19 deaths, with each reporting more than 50,000 deaths.
“We can significantly delay the next grim milestone as we head into the winter months if more people, particularly those at high risk for severe illness, choose to get vaccinated,” Ajay Sethi, an epidemiologist and associate professor of population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, told ABC News.
According to JHU’s global tracker, the United States recorded over 43 million total cases and over 700,300 total deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday morning. According to JHU data, the country reported 158,284 new cases and 2,434 new deaths on Friday.
According to The New York Times, the United States’ recent death rate is among the highest of any country with a plentiful supply of vaccines.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky, almost 185 million Americans have received the COVID-19 vaccination, but nearly 70 million eligible Americans have not been immunized.
On average, more Americans are receiving the newly allowed Pfizer third dosage than are receiving a new vaccine each day.
According to Jeffrey Shaman, a Columbia University professor of environmental health sciences, “my colleagues and I could tell very early on that this disease had the capacity to kill this many people in the United States.” “I had not anticipated how acrimonious the response would be, how leaders would be unable or unable to unite the country in the coming months… Article Summary from Nokia News