Johns Hopkins University estimates that the death toll from coronavirus in the United States reached 150,000 on Wednesday, the highest in the world.
The gloomy milestone comes amid signs that the country’s outbreak is beginning to stabilize in the Sun, but is heating up in the Midwest, fueled mainly by young people who are once again hitting bars, restaurants and gyms.
The surge was accompanied by a violent outburst of misinformation and conspiracy theories about the alleged drugs and the effectiveness of the masks.
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Brazil took second place with more than 88,000 dead, followed by Britain ̵1; about 46,000.
Jones Hopkins acknowledged that the nation has confirmed infections of nearly 4.4 million, which is also the highest in the world, although the actual number in the United States and around the world is believed to be higher due to testing restrictions and many mild cases that remain undetected or not reported.