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Ferocious Covid-19 Surge, US Past 3 Million

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Ferocious Covid-19 Surge, US Past 3 Million

Ferocious Covid-19 Surge, US Past 3 Million

(CNN) While the Covid-19 mortality rate may be on the decline, the nearly 3 million cases and ICUs at capacity show the US is still in the grips of a pandemic with no signs of slowing.

"It's a false narrative to take comfort in a lower rate of death," the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci cautioned in a press conference Tuesday with Sen.

Doug Jones, an Alabama Democrat.

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