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New York Gov Andrew Cuomo arrives at a Covid-19 vaccination site in Brooklyn (Seth Wenig/AP)

US tops 500,000 Covid-related deaths


The Covid-19 death toll in the US has topped 500,000 – almost matching the number of Americans killed in the Second World War, Korea and Vietnam combined.


US coronavirus death toll tops 400,000


The US death toll from coronavirus has passed 400,000 in the final hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.