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CDC: COVID-19 reponsible for 300,000K excess deaths in U.S. this year

Nearly 300,000 more Americans have died so far in 2020 than in a typical year, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection said Tuesday, which includes the U.S. death toll from Covid-19 plus deaths indirectly tied to the pandemic.... Read more»

'Do we really want to see a lot more die? Fauci paints bleak picture of virus inaction

During a panel hosted Thursday by National Geographic, Fauci fielded questions with trademark candor about that grim forecast released last week by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.... Read more»

COVID-19 on pace to become third-leading cause of death in state

Six months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Arizona, the disease is well on its way to becoming the third-leading cause of death in the state this year, following cancer and heart disease, according to state data.... Read more»

Analysis

This coronavirus is unlike anything in our lifetime, and we have to stop comparing It to the flu

Longtime health reporter Charles Ornstein says that comparing the novel coronavirus to the flu is dangerously inaccurate. Not one public health expert he trusts has called that comparison valid. Here’s why.... Read more»