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U.S. death toll from COVID-19 reaches 500,000

Clip: 02/22/2021 | 8m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. on Monday marked a new, watershed moment in the COVID-19 pandemic with 500,000 confirmed deaths. It comes even as daily increases in infections and deaths have slowed sharply in recent weeks. William Brangham reports, and Judy Woodruff speaks with Dr. Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security, to learn more.

Aired: 02/22/21

Rating: NR

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