The US death toll from coronavirus has passed 200,000.
The United States reached the benchmark after another 115 deaths were reported on Tuesday.
According to Johns Hopkins University, while only about 4 percent of the global population, the US has accounted for approximately 20 percent of coronavirus deaths globally.
Al Jazeera's John Hendren has the story from Chicago. The official coronavirus death toll has surpassed 200,000 Americans. While many believe the numbers are over-inflated, epidemiologists say the exact opposite is true; we're undercounting. NBC News' Josh Lederman looks into how many lives we've actually lost. The president on Wednesday blamed blue states for the country's coronavirus death toll and said that if those states were removed from consideration, the U.S. toll would be substantially lower. The panel discusses. Aired on 09/17/2020. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation released its newest coronavirus projections for the United States given the current response to the pandemic. The IHME projects that the U.S. death toll will surpass 410,000 by January with the current interventions in place. Dr. Teresa Murray Amato, chair of emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Medical Center in Queens, New York, joined CBSN to discuss the projections.