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U.S. Could Face 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths

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Published on March 29, 2020 - Duration: 00:33s

U.S. Could Face 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government’s top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities pleaded for more medical supplies.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, estimated in an interview with CNN that the pandemic could cause between 100,000 and 200,000 deaths in the United States.

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