2022

"How America lost one million people"


The New York Times interviewed Dr. David Hayes-Bautista about higher COVID-19 transmission rates and hospitalizations in Black & Hispanic communities.

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The magnitude of the country’s loss is nearly impossible to grasp.

More Americans have died of Covid-19 than in two decades of car crashes or on battlefields in all of the country’s wars combined.

Experts say deaths were all but inevitable from a new virus of such severity and transmissibility. Yet, one million dead is a stunning toll, even for a country the size of the United States, and the true number is almost certainly higher because of undercounting.

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