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Covid-19 deaths could nearly double by April despite rollout of vaccines, report warns – CNBC

Health researchers said that the expected vaccine rollout only reduces the death toll by 9,000 before April 1 and said a rapid rollout targeting high-risk people…

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The number of people in the U.S. killed by Covid-19 could nearly double in the next several months despite a nationwide vaccine rollout, health researchers warn.
The U.S. is forecast to see a cumulative 539,000 deaths by April 1, according to a Dec. 4 report published by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine. 
More than 279,000 people in the U.S. have died from the virus and more than 14.3 million have been infected, according to data…

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