Sunday, June 20

COVID-19: more than 18 million cases in the United States


The United States surpassed the mark of 18 million identified cases of coronavirus on Monday, with more than 319,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University whose count refers.

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The country, the most affected in the world in absolute terms, is facing a spectacular rebound in the epidemic. It counted precisely Monday evening 18,006,061 cases.

This new milestone is reached as the United States began its vaccination campaign, after emergency authorization was granted to vaccines from Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna.

To set an example and reassure skeptics, President-elect Joe Biden, 78, received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine live on Monday in front of television cameras.

Outgoing Vice President Mike Pence was also vaccinated Friday, also in public, along with several top leaders of the US Congress.


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