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The death toll includes up to 8,000 koalas, which were already vulnerable to extinction.
Officials have attributed at least 21 deaths to the powerful storm. But past hurricanes, including Katrina and Maria, offer lessons about early fatality counts.
Public health experts agree that official COVID-19 death tolls are undercounts, but there is disagreement over how high the actual tolls are.
State health officials said the toll could rise as they verify more deaths related to when Texas' power grid failed amid the frigid weather.
“Even simple, commonsense public health measures took on a political connotation,” lamented the nation's top infectious diseases expert.
“We know it induces identical immune response.” U.S. vaccine chief Moncef Slaoui said officials may half the dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 shot to speed up vaccinations.
2020 has been the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to surpass 3 million for the first time.
The United States is on track to surpass 300,000 deaths from the coronavirus by the end of the year.
Nursing homes are among the communities hit worst by the COVID-19 pandemic but the huge death toll cannot be blamed on the virus alone.
On "Good Morning America," the infectious disease expert said unequivocally that more than 180,000 Americans have died of the coronavirus.