The coronavirus has killed over 100,000 people in the US in just 4 months. This chart shows how that compares to other common causes of death.




The coronavirus has killed over 100,000 people in the US in just 4 months. This chart shows how that compares to other common causes of death.
The coronavirus has killed over 100,000 people in the US in just 4 months. This chart shows how that compares to other common causes of death.  
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  • 2020-07-07 16:45:10Z

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