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Johns Hopkins University: coronavirus has killed more than 750,000 in the United States


AA / Washington / Servet Gunerigok

Johns Hopkins University released a report on Thursday indicating that since the first death in the state of California in early February 2019, more than 750,000 people have died from complications from the coronavirus in the states. -United.

The Maryland-based university has recorded 750,435 deaths and 46.2 million cases of contamination in the country to date, and recalls that the United States remains the most affected country in the world. This sad threshold was crossed despite the generalization of vaccinations.

More than 425 million doses have been administered in the United States and more than 192 million people, or 58% of the population, have been fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Earlier this week, the national public health agency gave final approval to administer Pfizer-BioNTech’s anti-Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 5 to 11, allowing 28 million subjects to this age group to be vaccinated.

President Joe Biden said in October that infections were down in 39 of the 50 states and hospitalizations were down in 38 states. He also said his administration was making progress to ensure a quick exit from this crisis.

* Translated from English by Mourad Belhaj

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